Which medications in the drug class Blood-Product Derivatives are used in the treatment of Factor X Deficiency?

Updated: Mar 23, 2018
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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Blood-Product Derivatives

Blood-product derivatives are indicated for the correction of abnormal hemostatic parameters.

Fresh frozen plasma (FFP, Octaplas)

Clotting factor X is contained in plasma, the fluid component of blood. Indications include bleeding in patients with congenital coagulation defects and multiple coagulation factor deficiencies (severe liver disease). Octaplas is a solvent detergent treated, pooled FFP.


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