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What is Beriplex used for?

What is Beriplex used for?

What is Beriplex used for? Beriplex is used for the prevention (during surgery) and treatment of bleedings caused by the acquired or congenital lack of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors II, VII, IX and X in the blood, when purified specific coagulation factor products are not available.

How quickly does Beriplex work?

The simultaneous administration of vitamin K should be considered in patients receiving Beriplex for urgent reversal of vitamin K antagonists since vitamin K usually takes effect within 4-6 hours.

Is Beriplex the same as Octaplex?

Both octaplex® and Beriplex® P/N can be classified as four factor prothrombin complex concentrates. They are both human plasma derived products that have undergone solvent/detergent treatment and/or nanofiltration for viral, bacterial and parasite inactivation and removal.

When do you use vitamin K vs FFP?

For patients with extremely elevated INRs (INR >10), oral vitamin K both reduces the INR and lowers the risk of bleeding. FFP is another warfarin reversal option; however, it is generally not recommended for use in patients without bleeding or patients who don’t need urgent warfarin reversal.

What is the full form of FFP?

Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)

How do you get vitamin K prescribed?

For problems with blood clotting or increased bleeding, or for dietary supplementation:

  1. Adults and teenagers—The usual dose is 5 to 15 mg, injected into a muscle or under the skin, one or two times a day.
  2. Children—The usual dose is 5 to 10 mg, injected into a muscle or under the skin, one or two times a day.

How long does Beriplex last for?

The correction of the vitamin K antagonist-induced impairment of haemostasis is reached 30 minutes after the injection and will persist for approximately 6-8 hours.

Is Beriplex a PCC?

Beriplex® (PCC) is a blood product and should not be mixed with any other drug, diluent or solution.

How quickly does Octaplex work?

*The single dose should not exceed 3000 IU (120 mL Octaplex). The correction of the vitamin K antagonist induced impairment of haemostasis persists for approximately 6-8 hours. However, the effects of vitamin K, if administered simultaneously, are usually achieved within 4-6 hours.

What is Octaplex made from?

Octaplex belongs to a group of medicines called clotting factors. It contains the human vitamin K dependent blood coagulation factors II, VII, IX and X. used when purified specific clotting factor product is not available.

Why are FFP given?

Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) is used for patients with a coagulopathy who are bleeding or at risk of bleeding, and where a specific therapy or factor concentrate is not appropriate or unavailable.

When do you give FFP for INR?

Give FFP 2 units IV by rapid infusion. Check INR 15 minutes after completion of infusion. If INR ≥1.5, administer 2 additional units of FFP IV rapid infusion. Repeat process until INR ≤1.5.