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A healthcare provider may prescribe C1 esterase inhibitor to treat sudden hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks, which result in sudden swelling in various parts of the body. This medication is sold under the names Berinert and Cinryze. Cinryze is used to prevent HAE attacks, while Berinert is used to treat attacks once they begin. Side effects include nausea, vomiting, and headaches.
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