Eloctate Side Effects
Generic Name: antihemophilic factor
Note: This document contains side effect information about antihemophilic factor. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Eloctate.
Common side effects of Eloctate include: pruritus, skin rash, and urticaria. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
For the Consumer
Applies to antihemophilic factor: intravenous powder for solution
Along with its needed effects, antihemophilic factor (the active ingredient contained in Eloctate) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking antihemophilic factor:More common
- Changes in facial skin color
- fast or irregular breathing
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes
- sensation of burning, warmth, heat, numbness, tightness, or tingling
- skin rash, hives, or itching
- tightness in the chest
- troubled breathing
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
- blurred vision
- chest pain or discomfort
- deep or fast breathing with dizziness
- difficult or labored breathing
- difficulty with swallowing
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
- noisy breathing
- numbness of the feet, hands, and around the mouth
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- slow or irregular heartbeat
- swelling of the face, throat, or tongue
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Some side effects of antihemophilic factor may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:More common
- Burning, stinging, or swelling at the injection site
- dizziness or lightheadedness
- dry mouth or bad taste in the mouth
- lack or loss of strength
- redness of the face
- Change in taste
- loss of taste
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- feeling of warmth
- increased sweating
- muscle or bone pain
- redness of the eye
- redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
- redness of the skin
- trouble seeing
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to antihemophilic factor: intravenous kit, intravenous powder for injection
Nervous system side effects have included headache, dizziness, somnolence, and asthenia.[Ref]
Musculoskeletal side effects have included arthralgia.[Ref]
Local side effects have included injection site pain.[Ref]
General side effects have included pyrexia and chills.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Koate-HP (antihemophilic factor)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.
2. "Product Information. Helixate FS (antihemophilic factor)." CSL Behring, King of Prussia, PA.
3. "Product Information. Humate-P (antihemophilic factor-von Willebrand factor)." CSL Behring, King of Prussia, PA.
4. "Product Information. Xyntha (antihemophilic factor)." Wyeth Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
Some side effects of Eloctate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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