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2 minute infusion
2 minute infusion

We are sharing this information so you’ll know what to expect when preparing Experoct®. For full instructions, refer to the FDA-approved patient information and Instructions for Use.

Step 1

Infusion by the numbers.

You’ll be administering your factor by intravenous injection, either at a hemophilia treatment center, a health care provider’s office, or at home after you’ve received training. Here are the steps for infusing on your own:

  1. Check the reconstituted Esperoct® for particulate matter and discoloration. The solution should be clear with no particles. Discard if either exist.
  2. Invert the Esperoct® vial of reconstituted factor and slowly draw the solution into the MixPro® syringe.
  3. Detach the syringe from the vial adapter by turning the syringe counterclockwise.
  4. Attach the syringe to the luer end of an infusion needle set. Do not administer Esperoct® in the same tubing or container with other medicines.
  5. Infuse the reconstituted Esperoct® intravenously slowly over about 2 minutes. Accidental sticks with a needle can happen. If injured, seek immediate medical attention.
  6. After infusion, safely dispose of the syringe with the infusion set, the vial with the vial adapter, any unused product, and other used materials.

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

Step 2

Information is your North Star.

Don’t be blown off course by the unexpected nature of life with hemophilia. Make informed decisions about your health care when you track infusions and bleeds in the Esperoct® Infusion Logbook. Download now.

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Esperoct® FAQs
Esperoct® FAQs

Your questions, answered.

Question: Is a 2-minute infusion even possible? It takes me much longer just to clean up after I infuse!

Answer: Good question! Two minutes is the length of time it takes for the infusion itself and doesn’t include set-up before infusion or clean-up after infusion.

Question: I’d like to self–infuse but have never been trained. Where can I learn how to self–infuse my factor?

Answer: Your best first stop is your healthcare provider who can answer this question as someone who understands you, your hemophilia care plan, and the facilities available in your area. You can often find infusion training at your hemophilia treatment center (HTC), specialty pharmacies, or from your physician.

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.