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Allergic-type reactions may result from the administration of Antihemophilic Factor (Human) preparations.10,11
Ten adverse reactions related to 7 infusions were observed during a total of 1053 infusions performed during the clinical study of Koate (antihemophilic factor) -DVI, for a frequency of 0.7% infusions associated with adverse reactions. All reactions were mild and included tingling in the arm, ear, and face, blurred vision, headache, nausea, stomach ache, and jittery feeling.2
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2. Data on file.
10. Eyster ME, Bowman HS, Haverstick JN: Adverse reactions to factor VIII infusions. [letter] Ann Intern Med 87(2):248, 1977.
11. Prager D, Djerassi I, Eyster ME, et al: Pennsylvania state-wide hemophilia program: summary of immediate reactions with the use of factor VIII and factor IX concentrate. Blood 53(5):1012–3, 1979.
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