Preventing angioedema attacks in patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
C1 Inhibitor (Human) is a C1 inhibitor (human). It works by regulating the clotting and inflammatory reactions that can lead to local tissue swelling (angioedema).
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with C1 Inhibitor (Human) . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with C1 Inhibitor (Human) . However, no specific interactions with C1 Inhibitor (Human) are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if C1 Inhibitor (Human) may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use C1 Inhibitor (Human) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use C1 Inhibitor (Human) .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Headache; stuffy or runny nose.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); changes in consciousness or speech; chest pain; dizziness or lightheadedness; fainting; fatigue; fever; numbness or tingling; severe or persistent headache; shortness of breath; sore throat; swelling or pain in the arms, legs, or stomach; weakness.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include changes in consciousness or speech; chest pain; numbness or tingling; shortness of breath; swelling or pain in the arms, legs, or stomach.Proper storage of C1 Inhibitor (Human) :
C1 Inhibitor (Human) is usually handled and stored by a health care provider. If you are using C1 Inhibitor (Human) at home, store C1 Inhibitor (Human) as directed by your pharmacist or health care provide. Keep C1 Inhibitor (Human) out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about C1 Inhibitor (Human) . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.