Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Aralast
  2. Aralast NP
  3. Glassia
  4. Prolastin
  5. Prolastin-C
  6. Zemaira

Descriptions


Alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor injection, also called alpha 1-PI, is used to treat a certain type of emphysema (a lung condition). The emphysema is caused by the lack of a protein called alpha 1-antitrypsin (AAT) in the body. This medicine replaces the protein when the body does not produce enough.

This medicine is administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution
  • Solution