What is octagam 10%?

Octagam 10% is indicated for treatment of chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in adults

Octagam 10% is manufactured to preserve immunoglobulin integrity

  • Processing steps designed to preserve the structural and functional integrity of IgG1,2
  • Formulated to help mitigate tolerability issues in adults with chronic ITP1,3,4
  • Validated removal and inactivation of viruses3,5,6
  • A biochemical profile that resembles native IgG3
  • Convenient, ready-to-use, easy-to-store, liquid formulation1,3

Octagam 10% is made from large pools of donated plasma which go through a rigorous purification process for the inactivation and removal of viruses1,3

  • Manufactured by cold ethanol fractionation process followed by ultrafiltration and chromatography
  • Manufacturing process includes treatment with an organic solvent/detergent (S/D) mixture composed of tri-n-butyl phosphate (TNBP) and Octoxynol
  • Viral reduction is achieved through a combination of process steps including cold ethanol fractionation, S/D treatment and pH4 treatment
  • Other precautions against viral transmission include: selection of plasma donors, screening of donations and plasma pool, as well as final product testing for viruses
Octapharma’s global immunotherapy portfolio offers high-purity human IgG products available in different concentrations and routes of administration in liquid, ready-to-use formulations.

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*Includes congenital agammaglobulinemia, common variable immunodeficiency, X-linked agammaglobulinemia, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome and severe combined immunodeficiencies

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  1. Octapharma, Data on File. 2014.
  2. Buchacher A, Kaar W. Intravenous immunoglobin G from human plasma –purification concepts and important quality criteria. In: Bertolini J, Goss N, Curling J, eds. Production of Plasma Proteins for Therapeutic Use. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2013.
  3. Octagam 10% Full Prescribing Information. Paramus, NJ: Octapharma; rev March 2022.
  4. Robak T, Mainau C, Pyringer B, et al. Efficacy and safety of a new intravenous immunoglobulin 10% formulation (Octagam 10%) in patients with immune thrombocytopenia. Hematology. 2010;15(5):351-359.
  5. Dichtelmüller HO, Biesert L, Fabbrizzi F, et al. Contribution to safety of immunoglobulin and albumin from virus partitioning and inactivation by cold ethanol fractionation: a data collection of Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association member companies. Transfusion. 2011;51(7):1412- 1430.
  6. Dichtelmüller HO, BiesertL, FabbrizziF, et al. Robustness of solvent/detergent treatment of plasma derivatives: a data collection of Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association member companies. Transfusion. 2009;49(9):1931-1943.