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Pain crises in sickle cell disease

Pain crises, also known as "vaso-occlusive crises" [vey-soh uh-kloo-siv] or VOCs, in sickle cell disease are unpredictable, sudden, and intense episodes of pain that can last 10 days on average. Pain crises or other sudden complications may require medical help. 

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Treatment with ADAKVEO

Discover how ADAKVEO may play a role in managing pain crises in sickle cell disease.


*Pain crises were defined as painful episodes leading to a health care visit (ER, clinic, hospital, or local physician visit). Results were based on 132 patients with sickle cell disease. The median is the number that is exactly in the middle of all results seen in the 1-year study.