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Purity is important

When it comes to hemophilia treatment, Novo Nordisk understands the importance of purity. That’s why Novoeight® goes through a rigorous purification process.

Group of friends, who live with hemophilia A, walking on the beach


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


 

Five-step purification process

Novoeight® is manufactured without any animal- or human-derived components and is the first recombinant factor VIII to use state-of-the-art double nanofiltration as part of a 5-step purification process.
 

The five-step purification process of Novoeight®


 



 

The Novoeight® Brochure, available as a PDF for download

See how Novoeight® fits into your world

Download the Novoeight® Brochure to see all the ways Novoeight® fits into your world.


 



 

The Novoeight® Conversation Guide

Talk with your healthcare provider

This Conversation Guide can help you talk with your healthcare provider about why Novoeight® may be right for you. Download it now.

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Safety is important

Learn more about the safety and effectiveness of Novoeight®.


 


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.