Antihemophilic factor / von willebrand factor Side Effects

Not all side effects for antihemophilic factor / von willebrand factor may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to antihemophilic factor / von willebrand factor: intravenous powder for solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by antihemophilic factor / von willebrand factor. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking antihemophilic factor / von willebrand factor, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:

More common
  • Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • fever
  • hives or welts
  • itching
  • nausea
  • reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  • shortness of breath
  • skin rash
  • swelling of the face, throat, or tongue
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
Incidence not known
  • Cough
  • tightness in the chest
  • vomiting
  • wheezing

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to antihemophilic factor / von willebrand factor: intravenous powder for injection

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects have included allergic-anaphylactic reactions including urticaria, chest tightness, rash, pruritus, edema, and shock.

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects have included postoperative wound or injection-site bleeding, including, epistaxis, cerebral hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, gastrointestinal bleeding, menorrhagia, hemoptysis, hematuria, groin bleed, ear bleed, shoulder bleed, anemia, and decreased hemoglobin.

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included chest pain, thrombophlebitis, phlebitis, peripheral edema, and vasodilation.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, constipation, vomiting, and sore throat.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included dizziness, headache, increased sweating, insomnia, paresthesia and extremity pain.

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included urinary retention and urinary tract infection.

General

General side effects have included pain, fever, abdominal pain, infection, back pain, and facial edema.

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