Content about Blood products

January 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administraiton has approved a drug for replacing clotting proteins in the blood for conditions in which patients have too little of them.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administraiton has approved a treatment for replacing clotting proteins in the blood for conditions in which patients have too little of them.

The FDA announced the approval of Octapharma's Octaplas, a sterile, frozen solution of pooled human plasma from multiple donors that has been treated with a solvent detergent process.