Antihemophilic factor is a naturally occurring protein in the blood that helps blood to clot. A lack of antihemophilic factor VIII is the cause of hemophilia A. A lack of an antihemophilic factor called von Willebrand factor is the cause of von Willebrand disease. This medication works by temporarily raising levels of factor VIII or von Willebrand factor in the blood to aid in clotting. Antihemophilic and von Willebrand factor complex is a combination medicine used to treat or prevent bleeding episodes in adults with hemophilia A. Antihemophilic factor is also used to treat or prevent bleeding episodes in adults and children with von Willebrand disease. Antihemophilic and von Willebrand factor complex may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Humate- P, a human clotting factor complex, isolated from the purified fraction of human fresh-frozen plasma and contains highly purified, lyophilized concentrate of Antihemophilic Factor/von Willebrand Factor complex (VWF) (Human), administered intravenously to treat hemophilia A and von Willebrand disease (VWD). It works by decreasing bleeding time, increasing the amount of clotting factor VIII, which helps to stop hemorrhage.