Octocog alfa




Refrigerated Storage

AdvateShire Pharmaceuticals Limited

Shire Pharmaceuticals Limited
Powder and solvent for solution for injection 5ml water (250 IU, 500 IU, 1000 IU, 1500 IU, 2000 IU, 3000 IU)

During the shelf life, the product may be kept at room temperature (up to 25 °C) for a single period not exceeding 6 months. The end of the 6 months storage at room temperature should be recorded on the product carton. The product may not be returned to refrigerated storage again. Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

Yes reduce to 6 months if exposed to temperature excursions described above. The revised expiry date must not exceed the expiry date stated on the product.

Please contact Shire for products exposed to conditions other than described above. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

21 October 2020
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Synonym: Recombinant coagulation factor VIII
No published evidence of safety
Unlikely to enter milk and not absorbed from the infant’s GI tract
Factor VIII is a normal component of maternal and infant plasma
20 October 2016