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Esperoct® can take the heat

Esperoct® is the ONLY extended half-life product that handles temperatures over 86°F.

With maximum temperatures of 104°F for up to 3 months, Esperoct® is there for you, wherever life takes you.

Esperoct® can take the heat

Esperoct® is the ONLY extended half-life product that handles temperatures over 86°F.

With maximum temperatures of 104°F for up to 3 months, Esperoct® is there for you, wherever life takes you.

Heat can happen when you’re least expecting it. But that’s when the 104°F temperature stability of Esperoct® really shines.

Explore the regions on this map to learn more about temperatures across the country.


Why storage temperature matters

You protect your factor because your factor protects you. If a treatment becomes too hot or too cold, it could affect how it works. The high temperature stability of Esperoct® (from 36°F to 104°F) keeps you more prepared for life’s adventures or unexpected moments.

80%
80%

of caregivers and people living with hemophilia A prefer Factor VIII products with higher storage temperatures.a

aFrom a web-based survey of 145 patients and caregivers.

Whatever the weather—

Wherever you are based, you may find Esperoct®—which can handle temperatures from 36°F to 104°F—a more practical choice, based on its storage capabilities.b

When you're searching for shade

>86°F–104°F

For up to 3 months—it's the only EHL factor that can handle temperatures between 86°F and 104°F

Partly Cloudy

When it's heating up

73–86°F

For up to 12 months

When it's just right

68–72°F

For up to 12 months

Partly Cloudy

When it's being kept cool

36-46°F

For up to 30 months

And up to 4 hours after reconstitution up to 86°F

bUse Esperoct® within 4 hours after reconstitution when stored at ≤86°F (30°C) or within 24 hours when stored in the refrigerator. Store the reconstituted product in the vial.

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Esperoct® FAQs
Esperoct® FAQs

Your frequently asked questions answered.

Question: Do I have to keep my Esperoct® in the fridge at all times?

Answer: No, you don’t. Esperoct® can be stored at room temperature up to 86°F for up to 12 months and up to 104°F for up to 3 months. This gives you more flexibility with how you transport your factor when you leave the house or go on vacation. Just make sure that you mark the date you take it out of the fridge so you can keep track. See Prescribing Information for full storage details.

Selected Important Safety Information

Who should not use Esperoct®?
  • You should not use Esperoct® if you are allergic to factor VIII or any of the other ingredients of Esperoct® or if you are allergic to hamster proteins
What is the most important information I need to know about Esperoct®?
  • Do not attempt to do an infusion yourself unless you have been taught how by your healthcare provider or hemophilia treatment center
  • Call your healthcare provider right away or get emergency treatment right away if you get any signs of an allergic reaction, such as: hives, chest tightness, wheezing, dizziness, difficulty breathing, and/or swelling of the face

What is Esperoct®?

Esperoct® [antihemophilic factor (recombinant), glycopegylated-exei] is an injectable medicine to treat and prevent or reduce the number of bleeding episodes in people with hemophilia A. Your healthcare provider may give you Esperoct® when you have surgery

  • Esperoct® is not used to treat von Willebrand Disease

Important Safety Information

Who should not use Esperoct®?
  • You should not use Esperoct® if you are allergic to factor VIII or any of the other ingredients of Esperoct® or if you are allergic to hamster proteins
What is the most important information I need to know about Esperoct®?
  • Do not attempt to do an infusion yourself unless you have been taught how by your healthcare provider or hemophilia treatment center
  • Call your healthcare provider right away or get emergency treatment right away if you get any signs of an allergic reaction, such as: hives, chest tightness, wheezing, dizziness, difficulty breathing, and/or swelling of the face
What should I tell my healthcare provider before using Esperoct®?
  • Before taking Esperoct®, you should tell your healthcare provider if you have or have had any medical conditions, take any medicines (including non-prescription medicines and dietary supplements), are nursing, pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or have been told that you have inhibitors to factor VIII
  • Your body can make antibodies called “inhibitors” against Esperoct®, which may stop Esperoct® from working properly. Call your healthcare provider right away if your bleeding does not stop after taking Esperoct®
What are the possible side effects of Esperoct®?
  • Common side effects of Esperoct® include rash or itching, and swelling, pain, rash or redness at the location of infusion

Please click here for Prescribing Information.

Esperoct® is a prescription medication.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.