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BeneFIX (nonacog alfa) Prescribing Information for Great Britain click here. BeneFIX (nonacog alfa) Prescribing Information for Northern Ireland click here.
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Adverse event reporting can be found at the bottom of this page.    

​​​​​​​BeneFIX® (nonacog alfa) is recombinant coagulation factor IX indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in patients with haemophilia B (congenital factor IX deficiency). BeneFIX® can be used for all age groups.1  

Pfizer support for patients  

Pfizer Ltd. is committed to supporting physicians, patients and the haemophilia community through initiatives to advance science and innovation in the management of haemophilia, as well as age-appropriate patient education materials and apps.    ​​​​​​​

Programmes and tools

Ready Rufus – Find Professor Tapps is a fun boardgame that teaches children aged 7 and older about haemophilia. The aim of the game is to guide Rufus through different scenes and help him avoid danger.  

​​​​​​​Ready Rufus also has his own sleepover checklist, educational brochure, activity book, and more.  

Haemo Heroes is a free educational app for children aged 5–13 years. They can select a Haemo Hero and do fun challenges, collecting rewards, avoiding danger, and ensuring their hero takes their haemophilia treatment. Access the app through Google Play or the App Store.   ​​​​​​​

Patient materials - download here or request via the Contact Us page, linked on the right hand side

Reach Your Peak Lifestyle Advice
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​​​​​​​A leaflet designed to provide advice for patients taking prophylactic treatment. It covers information about timing treatment with activity, how to recognise a bleed and what to do in case of a bleed.  

Information and Advice Booklet for Expectant Parents  

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This booklet provides information about haemophilia, its incidence, how it is inherited, symptoms, getting pregnant as a carrier, haemophilia and childbirth, and how haemophilia is treated.  

Haemophilia & Sport  

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This leaflet provides information about haemophilia, how to recognise a bleed, benefits of and considerations when participating in sports, choosing an appropriate sport, warming up, cooling down and what to do in case of a bleed.  

Information for patients prescribed BeneFIX  

This leaflet is for patients who have been prescribed BeneFIX® and provides information about BeneFIX®, what patients need to be aware of before they start treatment, how to reconstitute and administer BeneFIX®, how it should be stored and what the possible side effects are.  

Starter kits are designed to help your adult or child patients feel confident with BeneFIX® and self-administration.      

A choice of personalised starter kits are available to BeneFIX® patients, complete with supportive and educational materials to get your patients off to a good start.  

​​​​​​​The kit will contain items relevant to the patient's age, indication and chosen presentation of BeneFIX®   

Example BeneFIX® starter kit contents*   

  • 3 x BeneFIX® R2 device demonstration packs (containing placebo)  
  • BeneFIX® R2 infusion instruction guide  
  • Ready Rufus branded BeneFIX® R2 infusion instruction guide  
  • Information for Patients prescribed BeneFIX® brochure  
  • Reach Your Peak Lifestyle brochure  
  • Information and Advice for Expectant Parents brochure  
  • Haemophilia and Sport brochure  
  • Haemo Heroes leaflet  
  • Ready Rufus story and activity books  
  • Ready Rufus kid's guide to haemophilia  
  • Ready Rufus stickers, sleepover checklist and more      
You can order these starter kits for your patients from the Haemophilia PfizerPro Contact Us page. 


*Not all items will be included. The starter kit will only contain items relevant to the patient's age and device.   

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Contact a member of the Pfizer haemophilia team to request materials for your patients. 

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Request Ready Rufus for your patient

To request a boardgame or other Ready Rufus tools for your patients, please contact a member of the Pfizer UK Haemophilia team using the ‘Contact Us’ form. 

Request a Ready Rufus boardgame

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References
  1. BeneFIX® Summary of Product Characteristics. For Great Britain, available here. For Northern Ireland, available here.
Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store.
​​​​​​​Adverse events should also be reported to Pfizer Medical Information on 01304 616161.

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