octaplasLG® (Human plasma proteins)

Only available in the UK

United Kingdom

Summary of Product Characteristics octaplasLG®

Patient Information Leaflect octaplasLG®

United Kingdom: Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

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Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Adverse events should also be reported to Octapharma by telephoning 0845 1300 522.

Product Information

Summary of Product Characteristics octaplasLG®

Therapeutic Indications

  • Complex deficiencies of coagulation factors such as coagulopathy due to severe hepatic failure or massive transfusion.

  • Substitution therapy in coagulation factor deficiencies, when a specific coagulation factor concentrate (e.g. factor V or factor XI) is not available for use or in emergency situations when a precise laboratory diagnosis is not possible.

  • Rapid reversal of the effects of oral anticoagulants (coumarin or indanedione type), when a prothrombin complex concentrate is not available for use or administration of vitamin K is insufficient due to impaired liver function or in emergency situations.

  • Potentially dangerous haemorrhages during fibrinolytic therapy, using e.g. tissue plasminogen activators, in patients who fail to respond to conventional measures.

  • Therapeutic plasma exchange procedures, including those in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP).

Shelf Life & Storage

The shelf-life of octaplasLG® is four years when stored at ≤ -18°C and protected from light.

After thawing, chemical and physical in-use stability has been demonstrated for five days at +2°C to +8°C or eight hours at room temperature (+20°C to +25°C).

Available in:

Standardised 200 mL bags as either A, B, O, or AB blood groups.

For questions about availability please contact customer services.

Legal classification: Prescription-only Medicine

Basic NHS cost: £75.00 per 200mL Bag

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