antihemophilic factor

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an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic factor

 (ăn′tē-hē′mə-fĭl′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
n. Abbr. AHF
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Noun1.antihemophilic factor - a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia Aantihemophilic factor - a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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26 Tysabri Biogen IDEC 27 Kogenate FS/ Bayer Helixate FS 28 NovoSeven Novo Nordisk 29 Soliris Alexion 30 Neupogen Amgen 31 Simponi J&J 32 Xolair Roche Genentech & Novartis 33 Stelara J&J 34 Betaseron Bayer 35 Orencia BMS 36 Infanrix GSK 37 Humulin Lilly and Roche 38 Actemra Roche 39 Forteo Lilly 40 Nordi tropin Novo Nordisk 41 Synagis AstraZeneca 42 Yervoy BMS 43 Cerezyme Genzyme 44 BeneFIX Pfizer 45 Cimzia UCB Group 46 Gonal-f Merck KGaA 47 Fluzone Sanofi 48 TNKase Roche Genentech 49 Genotropin Pfizer 50 Xgeva Amgen 51 Lumizyme/ Myozyme Genzyme 52 Synflorix GSK 53 Pulmozyme Roche Genentech 54 Zostavax Merck & Co.
Aventis Behring issues its version of Kogenate FS under the name Helixate FS, but it is the same product and manufactured by Bayer.
allowing many patients to reduce reconstitution time by eliminating the need to mix and pool multiple vials of Helixate FS.
This new indication was granted by the FDA after determining Helixate FS is safe and effective for routine prophylaxis, which can reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes and the risk of joint damage in children with hemophilia A.