Human prothrombin complex, powder for injection
For more information about PROTHROMBINEX-VF, please visit the
Australian Red Cross Blood Servicewebsite.
For information on how to prepare PROTHROMBINEX-VF using the Mix2Vial™
PROTHROMBINEX-VF is a freeze-dried preparation of proteins called human prothrombin complex. PROTHROMBINEX-VF contains concentrated factor IX, factor II, factor X and low level of factor VII. These proteins are essential for the normal blood clotting process.
PROTHROMBINEX-VF is indicated in the prevention and treatment of bleeding in patients with acquired prothrombin complex factor deficiency, requiring partial or complete reversal (e.g. reversal of warfarin anti-coagulant therapy).
PROTHROMBINEX-VF is also recommended for the prevention and treatment of bleeding in patients with single or multiple congenital deficiency of factor IX, II or X.
PROTHROMBINEX-VF is supplied as a freeze-dried powder which is dissolved with Water for Injections and then injected into a vein. Each vial of PROTHROMBINEX-VF is packaged with one vial of Water for Injections and a plastic Mix2Vial™ filter transfer set that is used to transfer the Water for Injections into the PROTHROMBINEX-VF vial.
PROTHROMBINEX-VF is available only with a doctor’s prescription.
Who is this information for?
This information is relevant in Australia and is intended for health care professionals or people who have been prescribed this product.
Consumer Medicine Information
The Consumer Medicine Information is a leaflet written for people who have been prescribed PROTHROMBINEX-VF, and contains information about the medicine including:
- What PROTHROMBINEX-VF is used for
- How PROTHROMBINEX-VF works
- How PROTHROMBINEX-VF is given
- Side effects
- Further Information
PROTHROMBINEX-VF Consumer Medicine Information (PDF, 0.04MB)
Product Information contains information to ensure the safe and effective use of a medicine. This document is approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and made available by CSL for you if you are a:
- qualified healthcare professional; or
- consumer, provided you have read the Consumer Medicine Information for the product; want further information on the product; and agree to consult with your healthcare professional if you have any questions in relation to the Product Information.
PROTHROMBINEX-VF Product Information (PDF, 0.117MB)Prothrombinex ® is a registered trademark of CSL Limited
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Last Updated: 03/06/2015