7/16/2012 10:00:35 AM
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new 4000 IU dosage strength of ADVATE [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), Plasma/Albumin-Free Method]. ADVATE is a full-length recombinant factor VIII (FVIII) product that is indicated for the control and prevention of bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia A. The new 4000 IU dosage strength provides the convenience of a single vial dosing opportunity for many adult patients, including some patients on a dosing schedule of every three days for prophylactic treatment with ADVATE.
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