Getting started

Connect to the tools that can help

Everyone is different, so it’s important to find a hemophilia treatment that fits your needs. The first step is to talk with your healthcare provider about what you are looking for in a treatment and how Novoeight® can fit into your world. Here are some tools that can help you start the conversation.

Man, who lives with hemophilia A, unpacking the car.


David, 22 years old, lives with hemophilia A.


 



 

Novoeight® tips and tools

Start the conversation

Learn about Novoeight® and get useful tips and tools for talking with your healthcare provider to determine if it’s right for you.


 



 

Novoeight® Medicine

Each vial comes with a syringe appropriately pre-filled with diluent. 

Get started with treatment

Connect to tools and resources that can help you get off to a good start with Novoeight®.


 



 

Talk with your healthcare provider

This Conversation Guide can help you identify what is important to you in a treatment and talk with your healthcare provider about why Novoeight® may be right for you. Download it now.

Novoeight® Conversation Guide, available for download as a PDF


 


Selected Important Safety Information

You should not use Novoeight® if you are allergic to factor VIII or any of the other ingredients of Novoeight® or if you are allergic to hamster proteins.

Call your healthcare provider right away and stop treatment if you get any of the following signs of an allergic reaction: rashes or hives, difficulty breathing or swallowing, tightness of the chest, swelling of the lips and tongue, light-headedness, dizziness or loss of consciousness, pale and cold skin, fast heartbeat, or red or swollen face or hands.
 

Indications and Usage

Novoeight® (Antihemophilic Factor [Recombinant]) is an injectable medicine used to control and prevent bleeding in people with hemophilia A. Your healthcare provider may give you Novoeight® when you have surgery.

Novoeight® is not used to treat von Willebrand Disease.
 

Important Safety Information

You should not use Novoeight® if you are allergic to factor VIII or any of the other ingredients of Novoeight® or if you are allergic to hamster proteins.

Call your healthcare provider right away and stop treatment if you get any of the following signs of an allergic reaction: rashes or hives, difficulty breathing or swallowing, tightness of the chest, swelling of the lips and tongue, light-headedness, dizziness or loss of consciousness, pale and cold skin, fast heartbeat, or red or swollen face or hands.

Before taking Novoeight®, 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 Novoeight®, which may stop Novoeight® from working properly. Call your healthcare provider right away if your bleeding does not stop after taking Novoeight®.

Common side effects of Novoeight® include swelling or itching at the location of injection, changes in liver tests, and fever.

Please click here for Novoeight® Prescribing Information.

Novoeight® 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.