Generic Name and Formulations:
C1 esterase inhibitor (human) 2000 IU, 3000 IU; lyophilized pwd for SC inj after reconstitution; preservative-free.
CSL Behring, LLC
Indications for HAEGARDA:
Routine prophylaxis to prevent hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks in adolescent and adult patients.
Adults and Children:
Rotate inj sites. Give by SC inj (eg, abdominal area, other SC sites). 60 IU/kg twice weekly (every 3 or 4 days).
Discontinue and treat if severe hypersensitivity reactions occur. Have epinephrine inj available. Risk of thromboembolism events. Contains human plasma; monitor for possible infection transmission (eg, viruses, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease agent). Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Inj site reaction, hypersensitivity, nasopharyngitis, dizziness.
To report infections that may have been transmitted by Haegarda, call (866) 915-6958.
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