FOX59 Video: FDA approves new bleeding disorder drug


Changing the life of an Indiana two-year-old with the approved use of a new drug. Two-year-old Griffin Picket was enduring hour-long daily injections to keep him safe from his serious bleeding disorder. But now his life is drastically changed. He joins us this morning along with his mom, Amy. Griffin is one of 20 thousand Americans who have Hemophilia, a serious bleeding disorder. Just a head bump can cause major internal bleeding. Ten serious bleeds already in his 2 years of life.  Amy wants other parents to know the difference this medication is making in their life.  Dr. Angeli Rampersad has been treating patients with bleeding disorders ... and is involved with the clinical trials of the drug approved last week. Can be self administered weekly instead of every day!



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