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Starting with Esperoct®.

From ordering factor to scheduling your first infusion, we’ll walk you through what you need to know.

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Step 1

Get your factor.

Once your doctor prescribes Esperoct®, you’ll get your factor from one of three sources:

  • A hemophilia treatment center (HTC)
  • A specialty pharmacy
  • A hemophilia home care agency
Esperoct® doses with packaging, vial, and MixPro® prefilled diluent syringe
Esperoct® doses with packaging, vial, and MixPro® prefilled diluent syringe

Comprehensive services at your HTC.

There are over 140 Hemophilia Treatment Centers in the U.S. These comprehensive health care centers not only provide a multi-disciplinary team approach to treating people with hemophilia, many also house an in-clinic pharmacy. All of them will receive and administer factor for their patients. Hemophilia Treatment Centers Directory

The role of specialty pharmacies.

Specialty pharmacies handle complex medications like factor products. They’ll not only fulfill your factor prescription, some will also offer services that include reconstitution and infusion training, monitoring factor levels, and communications with your health care team.

When your Esperoct® arrives, you’ll receive:

Esperoct® vial yellow cap
Esperoct® vial yellow cap

A vial with Esperoct® powder

Esperoct® Vial Adapter

A vial
adapter

MixPro® prefilled Diluent Syringe

A prefilled diluent syringe


Step 2

Store your factor the right way.

We’ve made shelf stability a key benefit of Esperoct® so that when you are on the go—to school, work, and everything in between–you know Esperoct can travel with you. In fact, Esperoct® is the extended half-life product with the highest storage temperature for the longest time. Check out these numbers.

Esperoct® storage information
Esperoct® storage information

Step 3

Choose an infusion location.

Factor replacement therapy, called infusion, is given through an intravenous (IV) line. Some people self-infuse after receiving special training. A nurse, health care provider, or a family member, once trained, might also administer factor. Once you know who will give the treatment, it’s time to decide where to treat:

  • Home infusions
  • Hemophilia treatment center
  • Other health care provider facility

Do not attempt to infuse yourself unless you have been taught how by your health care provider or hemophilia treatment center.


Step 4

Add an infusion reminder to the calendar.

The every-four-day schedule for Esperoct® can mean spending less time infusing. Don’t miss a treatment when you add an infusion schedule to your calendar. Just click the “add a reminder” link and pick your start date to add helpful reminders to your calendar.

Esperoct® patient support

Help is a phone call away.

Facing insurance or coverage issues? We may be able to help. Call our NovoSecure™ program to get the support you need at 1-844-668-6732.

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Esperoct® FAQs
Esperoct® FAQs

Your questions, answered.

Question: What size vials does Esperoct® come in and how do I tell them apart?

Answer: Esperoct® is available in five different dose strengths and each glass vial has a different color cap to help with identification:

Question: If I want to self-infuse at home, how should I do it?

Answer: Don’t attempt to infuse yourself until you have gone through infusion training. Ask your healthcare provider or hemophilia treatment center how you can receive reconstitution and infusion training. Some specialty pharmacies also offer training.

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.