ALEVIATE is a freeze-dried preparation of human coagulation factor VIII / von Willebrand factor complex concentrate.Factor VIII (FVIII) and von Willebrand factor (VWF) are essential proteins for normal blood clotting.
People with low levels of FVIII or VWF may have difficulty forming blood clots, and these clots may take longer to form. Sometimes, people with low levels of FVIII or VWF may bleed spontaneously into their joints or muscles.
ALEVIATE is supplied as a freeze-dried powder which is dissolved with Water for Injections and then injected into a vein. Each vial of ALEVIATE 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 ALEVIATE vial.
ALEVIATE is only available with a doctor’s prescription.Who is this information for?This information is relevant in Hong Kong and is intended for healthcare professionals or people who have been prescribed this product.