We are sharing this information so you’ll know what to expect from the process of preparing a Novoeight® dose. For full instructions, refer to the FDA-approved patient information and Instructions for Use.

Performing an infusion.

You probably have questions about what it’s like to infuse your factor product. First, there are a few things you should know:

  • Accidental sticks with a needle can occur. If injury occurs, you should obtain immediate medical attention. Be sure to place needles in a sharps container after single-use.
  • Before administration, inspect the reconstituted Novoeight® solution visually for particulate matter and discoloration, whenever solution and container permit. 
    Do not use if you see particulate matter or discoloration.
  • Do not administer Novoeight® in the same tubing or container with other medicinal products.


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Administration, step by step.

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. First, invert the Novoeight® vial and slowly draw the solution into the syringe.
  2. Next, detach the syringe from the vial adapter by turning the syringe counterclockwise.
  3. Attach the syringe to the luer end of an infusion needle set.
  4. Inject the reconstituted Novoeight® intravenously slowly over 2 to 5 minutes.
  5. When you’re finished, safely dispose of the syringe with the infusion set, the vial with the vial adapter, any unused Novoeight®, and other waste materials.

Do not attempt to do an infusion yourself unless you have been taught how by your health care professional or hemophilia treatment center.

Be sure to track your bleeds.

It’s important to maintain accurate records of your bleeds and infusions. We’ve created ways to help. Every Novoeight® vial comes with a peel-off label that you can add to your infusion log, and now you can download your own infusion logbook to make it easy to keep information organized.

For even more convenience, download a free mobile app that helps you track and share details about your treatment.

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 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.