Helixate FS is packaged with Mix2Vial, an easy-to-use, plastic, needle-free transfer device with a built-in filter. Use of the Mix2Vial helps minimize the risk of injury and reduces product preparation time.
Helixate(R) FS is manufactured by Bayer HealthCare LLC for CSL Behring LLC.
Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder characterized by prolonged or spontaneous bleeding, especially into the muscles, joints, or internal organs. About 17,000 Americans have hemophilia. The disease is caused by deficient or defective blood coagulation proteins known as factor VIII or IX. The most common form of the disease is hemophilia A, or classic hemophilia, in which the clotting factor VIII is either deficient or defective. Hemophilia B is characterized by deficient or defective factor IX.
About CSL Behring
CSL Behring is a global leader in the plasma protein biotherapeutics
industry. Passionate about improving the quality of patients' lives, CSL
Behring manufactures and markets a range of safe and effective
plasma-derived and recombinant products and related services. The company's
therapies are used in the treatment of immune deficiency disorders,
hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, other bleeding disorders and inherited
emphysema. Other products are used for the prevention of hemolytic disease
of the newborn, in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and in the
treatment of burns. The company also operates one of the world's largest
plasma collection networks, ZLB Plasma. CSL Behring is a subsidiary of CSL
Limited, a biopharmaceutica
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