Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Berinert
  2. Cinryze

Descriptions


C1 esterase inhibitor is used to treat or prevent hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adults and teenagers. HAE is a rare disease that causes swelling of the face, hands, feet, throat, stomach, bowels, or sexual organs. People who have HAE have low levels of C1 esterase inhibitor in their body, and this medicine increases the amount of C1 esterase inhibitor in the body.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution