How it should be taken
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
IV- The recommended dose is 60-mg/kg body weight administered once weekly.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is an alpha-1 protease inhibitor, prescribed for emphysema. It protects tissues from enzymes of inflammatory cells,
Category C :
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Warnings and Precautions
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart or circulatory problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Store it in room temperature (25°C).