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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using factor IX complex?

Do not use factor IX complex without first talking to your doctor if you have

  • had an unusual or allergic reaction to this medication, a similar medication, a human or animal (mouse or hamster) protein, dyes, additives, or preservatives;
  • hardening of the arteries;
  • severe injury or infection;
  • liver disease; or
  • other bleeding or blood clotting disorders.

You may not be able to use factor IX complex or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment.

Factor IX complex is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether it will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not use factor IX complex without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether factor IX complex could be harmful to a nursing baby. Do not use factor IX complex without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I use factor IX complex?

Factor IX complex will be administered by intravenous (into a vein) injection by a healthcare provider.

Your doctor may want you to have blood tests or other medical evaluations during treatment with factor IX to monitor progress and side effects.

Carry or wear identification that will alert others that you have hemophilia or another blood clotting disorder in the case of an emergency.

Your healthcare provider will store factor IX complex as directed by the manufacturer.

If you are using factor IX complex at home, your doctor or healthcare provider will give you detailed instructions on how to administer and store the medication.

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