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Available in the form of an injection, Berinert® (C1 esterase inhibitor) is a medicine prescribed for use right after a sudden attack of hereditary angioedema (HAE). This rare genetic condition causes swelling of various areas of the body, such as the face, abdomen (stomach area), and larynx (voice box or throat).
Although most people tolerate the medication well, it is not suitable for everyone. Prior to using it, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about your medical history and any other medicines you are taking, including vitamins, nonprescription drugs, and herbal supplements.
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