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Berinert® Alternatives

Berinert®(C1 esterase inhibitor)
Firazyr®(icatibant)
Prescription Only
Berinert is a synthetic version of a protein naturally found in the bloodstream, which plays a role in regulating swelling within the body. Individuals with hereditary angioedema...
Prescription Only
SAJAZIR (icatibant) injection is a bradykinin B2 receptor antagonist indicated for treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adults 18 years of age and...
Dosage & Administration
Administration
Intravenous. Learn more.
Subcutaneous. Learn more.
Dosing
Administer 20 International Units per kg body weight.. Learn more.
30 mg injected subcutaneously in the abdominal area. If response is inadequate or symptoms recur, additional injections of 30 mg may be administered at intervals of at least 6 hours. . Learn more.
Latin Shorthand
Administer 20 IU/kg BW.. Learn more.
30 mg SC (subcutaneous) in abdomen. If inadequate response or recurring symptoms, administer additional 30 mg injections at ≥6-hour intervals.. Learn more.
Financial Assistance
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Generics
No lower-cost generic available
No lower-cost generic available
Physician Advisory
Adverse Reactions
The most serious adverse reaction reported in subjects who received BERINERT was an increase in the severity of pain associated with HAE. •The most common adverse reaction reported in greater than 4% of the subjects and greater than placebo among subjects who received BERINERT in the placebo-controlled clinical trial was dysgeusia.. Learn more.
The most commonly reported adverse reactions were injection site reactions, which occurred in almost all patients (97%) in clinical trials. Other common adverse reactions occurring in greater than 1% of patients included pyrexia, transaminase increase, dizziness, and rash. . Learn more.
Mechanism of Actions (MoA)
Drugs used in Hereditary Angioedema. Learn more.
Drugs used in Hereditary Angioedema. Learn more.
Special Populations