antihemophilic factor

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Synonyms for antihemophilic factor

a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A

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Alphanate contains the clotting proteins factor VIII (antihemophilic factor) and VWF, and minimizes the risk of hemorrhage by temporarily increasing the plasma level of factor VIII, an essential cofactor in activation of factor X that leads to thrombin and fibrin formation.
The company will conduct a postmarketing study of Alphanate in type 3 vWD patients who are undergoing major surgery.
I am excited to be joining Alpha Therapeutic at this important point in time, as we are preparing to launch Alphanate for the new indication in von Willebrand disease in addition to finalizing launch plans for intravenous alpha-1 PI and development plans for a future inhaled product that will significantly improve the quality of life for alpha-1 patients," noted Tom Speace.
Currently licensed for treatment of hemophilia A, Alphanate gained approval for treatment of von Willebrand disease in the United Kingdom in 2001 and in Italy in 2002.