Octocog alfa - Bayer

Drug Profile

Octocog alfa - Bayer

Alternative Names: Factor VIII - Bayer; Helixate; Kogenate; Recombinant factor VIII - Bayer

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Ipsen
  • Developer Bayer
  • Class Antihaemorrhagics; Blood coagulation factors; Coagulants; Recombinant proteins
  • Mechanism of Action Blood coagulation factor replacements; Factor X stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No

Highest Development Phases

  • Market Withdrawal Haemophilia

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Nov 2002 Bayer's research collaboration with PolyMASC (Valentis) has expired and Bayer has decided not to enter into any further agreement
  • 19 Nov 2002 Bayer and PolyMASC have completed the feasibility study examining the use of PolyMASC's ProtoMASC technology for possible development of a chemically-modified factor VIII
  • 10 Apr 2001 Withdrawn for Haemophilia in Canada (Parenteral)
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