Drug Index

Fibrinogen

 
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Mechanism :

Fibrinogen (coagulation factor I), a protein found in normal plasma, is required to clot blood.


Indication :

• Congenital fibrinogen deficiency


Contraindications :

Severe, immediate hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis to fibrinogen, human plasma-derived products, or any component of the formulation.


Dosing :

Maintain a target fibrinogen level of 100 mg/dL for minor bleeding and 150 mg/dL for major bleeding.

When baseline fibrinogen level is known:

Fibryga Dose (mg/kg) = [Target level (Mg/dL) - measured level (Mg/dL)] divided by 1.8 (Mg/dL per mg/kg body weight)

RiaSTAP Dose (mg/kg) = [Target level (Mg/dL) - measured level (Mg/dL)] divided by 1.7 (Mg/dL per mg/kg body weight)

When baseline fibrinogen level is not known: 70 mg/kg IV.


Adverse Effect :

Headache, erythema, pruritus, vomiting, weakness, fever.


Interaction :

No known significant interactions.


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