Connect to a network of support

There is an entire community of support available to help people with hemophilia and their families learn how to manage their condition and live their lives to the fullest. But as with any medical condition, there is also incorrect information that’s easily available, too.

Here are links to some of the websites and organizations that provide reliable hemophilia information and support.

Young man, living with hemophilia A and relaxing at the beach


David, 22 years old; Malcolm, 18 years old; and Dylan, 24 years old,
live with hemophilia A.


 



 

   

Patient advocacy groups


Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA): HFA strives to connect patients and families within the bleeding disorders community to each other and advocate for the development and use of safe, affordable treatment options


 


National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF):
 The largest national nonprofit organization dedicated to education, advocacy, and research of inheritable bleeding disorders


 

Logo for the World Federation of Hemophilia



World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH):
 Committed to improving and sustaining excellent care for people with bleeding disorders across the world


 



 

   

Novo Nordisk initiatives


Novo Nordisk Facebook® Page:
 Join the Novo Nordisk community via their Facebook page


 

NovoSecure™: Provides people with hemophilia and their caregivers with the resources and support specifically designed for and inspired by the bleeding disorders community 


 

Novo Nordisk YouTube® Channel: View videos and patient testimonials of people just like you who are living with a bleeding disorder


 



 

Be inspired

Members of the community living with hemophilia A and treating with Novoeight® share their stories. Learn how they are giving back to the hemophilia community.


 



 

Did you know?

Novo Nordisk sponsored the HERO (Hemophilia Experiences, Results, and Opportunities) study to learn more about the psychosocial challenges of living with hemophilia.

Hit the books

Novo Nordisk offers the opportunity to compete for scholarships to help students with bleeding disorders, regardless of product choice, achieve their educational goals.


 


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.