AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide

 

Last updated April 2018

 

Treatment of Hereditary Angioedema: Replacement therapy or immune modulating medicines pertaining to hereditary angioedema.

Generic Name

Brand Name

Use

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)

Berinert

 

Acute attacks of hereditary angioedema
 

Berinert Website

 

Cinryze

 

To prevent angioedema due to C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency.

Cinryze Website

 

Ecallantide


 

Kalbitor

Acute treatement of angioedema.

From C1 esterase inhibitor  deficiency.

Three injections.

Kalbitor Website


 

Icatibant





 

Firazyr





 

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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