XIAFLEX is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with Dupuytren’s contracture when a “cord” can be felt. It is not known if XIAFLEX is safe and effective in children under the age of 18.
Do not receive XIAFLEX if you have had an allergic reaction to collagenase clostridium histolyticum or any of the ingredients in XIAFLEX, or to any other collagenase product. See the end of the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in XIAFLEX.
XIAFLEX can cause serious side effects, including:
Before receiving XIAFLEX, tell your healthcare provider if you have had an allergic reaction to a previous XIAFLEX injection, or have a bleeding problem or any other medical conditions. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Using XIAFLEX with certain other medicines can cause serious side effects. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take medicines to thin your blood (anticoagulants). If you are told to stop taking a blood thinner before your XIAFLEX injection, your healthcare provider should tell you when to restart the blood thinner. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are unsure.
The most common side effects with XIAFLEX for the treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture include:
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects with XIAFLEX. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Looking for more information about XIAFLEX, what to expect from treatment, and financial assistance? All printable materials can be found in the form of PDFs at the links below.
Is XIAFLEX right for you? Only your doctor can tell you for sure. These questions can help prepare you for your next appointment, so you and your doctor can make an informed decision on treatment for your Dupuytren’s contracture.
The more you know about Dupuytren’s contracture, the better prepared you will be to have an informed discussion with your doctor about treatment. This brochure explains Dupuytren’s contracture, and offers additional information about XIAFLEX.
Did you know eligible patients can save up to $1,000 on their XIAFLEX treatment? With the XIAFLEX Copay Program most people have little or no out-of-pocket expense for XIAFLEX. Use this copay card to enroll in the XIAFLEX Copay Program.
Your doctor may instruct you to do finger exercises at home following your XIAFLEX treatment. This helpful PDF serves as a guide for the exercises, and offers instructions on how to do each exercise.