Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Ruconest


C1 esterase inhibitor recombinant is used to treat 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