Ordering Panhematin

Ordering Panhematin


How to order PANHEMATIN

Order through Canadian Blood Services and Héma‑Québec

PANHEMATIN is supplied as a sterile, lyophilized black powder in single dose dispensing vials in a carton.

The vial stopper contains natural rubber latex.

Store lyophilized powder at 20-25°C (68-77°F).

Hemin for injection. PANHEMATIN.

PANHEMATIN has an established safety profile

Adverse reactions in >1% of patients treated with PANHEMATIN1

The safety profile of PANHEMATIN use was evaluated in a compassionate use study. A total of 130 patients were treated with hemin for acute attacks, prophylaxis, or both.1,†

System organ class
Preferred term
Adverse events
N (% of total adverse events)
Description Total Possibly or probably related to treatment
Infections and infestations
Cellulitis 3 (1.5%) 2 (1.0%)
Nervous system disorders
Headache 18 (9.2%) 5 (2.6%)
Vascular disorders
Phlebitis/injection site phlebitis 7 (3.6%) 6 (3.1%)
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders
Rash 3 (1.5%) 3 (1.5%)
General disorders and administration site conditions
Pyrexia 9 (4.6%) 6 (3.1%)
Catheter-related complication 7 (3.6%) 3 (1.5%)

Note: In this study, the actual content of drug in the supplied vials ranged from 64.4-88.2% of the labelled content. Therefore, the actual amount of drug given to the patients was less than the calculated dose.

† PANEHMATIN is not indicated for prophylaxis. PANHEMATIN is not indicated for males.


  1. Recordati Rare Diseases Canada Inc. PANHEMATIN Product Monograph. July 13, 2018.