RiaSTAP dosing, duration of dosing, and frequency of administration should be individualized based on the extent of bleeding, laboratory values, and the clinical condition of the patient.

When the baseline fibrinogen level is known, the dose should be individually calculated for each patient. When the baseline fibrinogen level is not known, the recommended dose is 70 mg/kg of body weight administered intravenously.

Monitoring of patient’s fibrinogen level is recommended during treatment with RiaSTAP. A target fibrinogen level of 100 mg/dL should be maintained until hemostasis is obtained.

RiaSTAP must be reconstituted prior to use. The injection rate should not exceed 5 mL per minute.

Dosing Guidelines
If the fibrinogen level is: The recommended dose of RiaSTAP is:
Known Target level (mg/dL) - measured level (mg/dL)
1.7 (mg/dL per mg/kg body weight)

Example when fibrinogen is known

  • Target level = 100 mg/dL
  • Patient's measured level = 20 mg/dL
  • Patient's weight = 70 kg

Dose of RiaSTAP

Unknown 70 mg/kg of body weight
  • RiaSTAP half-life (hours) = 78.7 ± 18.13 (Mean +/- SD)

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Important Safety Information

RiaSTAP®, Fibrinogen Concentrate (Human), is indicated for the treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, including afibrinogenemia and hypofibrinogenemia.

RiaSTAP is contraindicated in patients with known anaphylactic or severe systemic reactions to human plasma-derived products.

Monitor patients for early signs of anaphylaxis or hypersensitivity reactions and if necessary, discontinue administration and institute appropriate treatment. Thrombotic events have been reported in patients receiving RiaSTAP; weigh the benefits of administration versus the risks of thrombosis.

RiaSTAP is made from pooled human plasma. Products made from human plasma may contain infectious agents, eg, viruses and, theoretically, the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) agent.

The most serious adverse reactions observed are thrombotic episodes (pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis) and anaphylactic reactions. The most common adverse reactions observed in clinical studies (frequency >1%) were fever and headache.

Please see full prescribing information for RiaSTAP.

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