Octapharma USA Announces FDA Approval of wilate(R) – the First Replacement Therapy Developed Specifically for von Willebrand Disease
Milestone Marks Swiss Company’s Entrance into the U.S. Blood Coagulation Market
HOBOKEN, N.J., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Octapharma USA today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved wilate® for the treatment of spontaneous and trauma-induced bleeding episodes in patients with all types of von Willebrand disease (VWD). Wilate® is a newly developed, high-purity, double virus inactivated von Willebrand Factor/Coagulation Factor VIII Concentrate (Human) that demonstrated efficacy for all types of VWD, including pediatric patients, in four prospective clinical trials utilizing both objective and subjective criteria.