Factor VIIa Injection
Brands: Novoseven, Sevenfact
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- bleeding disorder
- prevent bleeding
This medicine is given as an IV injection into a vein.
This medicine should be given over 2-5 minutes.
Read and make sure you understand the instructions for measuring dose and using syringe. If you have any questions, talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
The medicine needs to be mixed before being injected.
Always inspect the medicine before using.
The liquid should be clear and colorless.
Check the medicine before each use. If the liquid medicine has any particles in it, appears discolored, or if the vial appears damaged, do not use it.
Gently swirl to mix the medicine. Do not shake.
Store at room temperature or in refrigerator. Do not freeze. Protect from light.
Keep the medicine in its original container.
Store this medicine at room temperature - below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C).
If your medicine is stored in the refrigerator, take it out of the refrigerator before use to warm to room temperature.
Never use any medicine that has expired.
Discard any unused, mixed medicine after 3 hours.
Wash your hands before and after handling this medicine.
You or a family member can be trained to give this medicine at home.
If you miss a dose, contact your doctor for instructions.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
It is very important that you follow your doctor's instructions for all blood tests.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
This medicine is associated with an increased risk of serious heart problems, heart attack, and stroke. Please speak with your doctor about the risks and benefits of using this medicine. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience chest pain or difficulty breathing.
This medicine is associated with an increased risk for serious blood clots. Speak with your doctor about the benefits and risks from using this medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Always carry an ID card or wear a medical alert bracelet indicating your medical condition.
Ask your pharmacist how to properly throw away used needles or syringes.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- pain, redness, swelling near injection
- nausea and vomiting
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- rapid breathing
- chest or jaw pain
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- severe or persistent headache
- fast, irregular, or slow heartbeat
- pain in the joints
- signs of kidney damage (such as change in urine color or bubbly urine)
- sudden leg pain, swelling, warmth or redness
- shortness of breath
- symptoms of stroke (such as one-sided weakness, slurred speech, confusion)
- urinating less often
- sudden change or loss of vision
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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