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C1 INHIBITOR, HUMAN (C1 in HIB i ter, HYOO muhn) helps to prevent angioedema attacks.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
thromboembolic disease like DVT or stroke
an unusual or allergic reaction to C1 inhibitor, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This medicine is for infusion into a vein. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
If you get this medicine at home, you will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
This medicine is made from human blood. It may be possible to pass an infection in this medicine, but no cases have been reported. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medicine.
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
changes in vision
confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
pain, swelling, warmth in the leg
shortness of breath, chest pain, swelling in a leg
sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg
trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children.
If you are using this medicine at home, you will be instructed on how to store this medicine. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date on the label.
C1 INHIBITOR, HUMAN (C1 in HIB i ter, HYOO muhn) helps to treat angioedema attacks.
have an indwelling catheter/access device in one of your veins
heart or blood vessel disease
history of blood clots
history of stroke
If you get this medicine at home, you will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. If treating a laryngeal attack, get immediate medical attention after infusing the medicine.
Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
This does not apply; this medicine is not for regular use.
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
changes in taste
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.