Canterbury DHB



No treatment if painless.

Increase oral fluids.

If continuous - trial of steroids.

If painful with clots, give factor replacement therapy.

Aim: To increase factor level to 30 - 40%.

Treatment Regimen

Prednisone 1 mg/kg for 72 hours


If patient fails to respond proceed to:

FVIII 20 u/kg daily for 3 doses then review


FIX 30 u/kg daily for 3 doses then review

About this Canterbury DHB document (5262):

Document Owner:

Mark Smith (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

August 2016

Next Review:

August 2019


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Topic Code: 5262