C1 Inhibitor, Human
ECALLANTIDE is a protein used for the treatment of angioedema attacks.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to ecallantide, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This medicine is for injection under the skin. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 16 for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
This does not apply.
Interactions are not expected.
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
chest pain or palpitations
dizziness or fainting
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
irritation at site where injected
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.