This medication is an alpha-1 protease inhibitor, prescribed for emphysema. It protects tissues from enzymes of inflammatory cells,
IV- The recommended dose is 60-mg/kg body weight administered once weekly.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• 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.
• Most Common :
Weakness, injection site pain, dizziness, headache, tingling, and itching.
• Miscellaneous : Upper respiratory tract infection, inflammation sinus, injection site bleeding, sore throat, fever, runny nose, asthma, chest pain, increased cough, rash, and infection.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in room temperature (25°C).
Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia or chronic lung disease of infancy is seen in premature and low birth ...
Ear, nose and throat are important organs and disease in one area can affect the others. ENT ...
If you want to stop breastfeeding, then here is your guide to doing it the right way. Find the ...View All