Extended FIX Preventive Therapy May Not Ease Pain, Study Finds

Extended FIX Preventive Therapy May Not Ease Pain, Study Finds

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Extended FIX Preventive Therapy May Not Ease Pain, Study Finds

Chronic pain and a reliance on pain killers remains high among adult men with severe hemophilia B after two years on preventive treatment with extended half-life recombinant factor IX — even with a lesser bleeding frequency and fewer repeated joint bleeds, a real-world study from Ireland reports. These findings call for careful surveillance of patients using preventive therapy, and the need for multidisciplinary teams in their care. The study, “Recombinant factor IX-Fc fusion protein in severe…

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