Hemophilia is a lifelong condition with no cure. However, minimizing the risk of trauma and providing advance on managing the condition safely can prevent bleeding emergencies, and allow patients to enjoy a full and fruitful life without fear.
All of the popular treatments for hemophilia focus on replacing lacking blood clotting factors and act as preventative measures in case of a laceration or joint trauma.
Learn about the most common treatment options, as well as some comprehensive care tips, for the safe management of hemophilia…
Factor VIII Concentrates
This standard treatment for hemophilia replaces missing clotting factor in the blood (known as VIII). Dosages are typically based on several patient factors—including the severity of bleeding, the size of the patient and the area site where bleeding occurs.
To prevent a bleeding emergency, hemophilia patients and their loved ones can be taught to administer VIII concentrate injections at home if injury occurs.