AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide


Last updated April 2016


Immunomodulator Medications: These medications act by directly changing the behavior of the immune system. These are also known as biological medications.

Generic Name

Brand Name


Product Links (if available)

C1 Esterase Inhibitor (recombinant) Ruconest

Acute angioedema in hereditary angioedema

<84 kg 50 IU/kg; >84 kg 4200 IU-2 vials  Given IV

Ruconest Website

C1 Inhibitor (human)


Acute attacks of hereditary angioedema

Berinert Website


To prevent angioedema due to C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency.

Cinryze Website



Acute treatement of angioedema.

From C1 esterase inhibitor  deficiency.

Three injections.

Kalbitor Website



Acute attacks of hereditary angioedema- can be self-administered

1 dose with onset of attack, can repeat in 6 hours, no more than 3 doses in 24 hrs

Firazyr Website


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