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The development of thrombosis has been reported after doses exceeding 20 IU/ kg body weight of Berinert when used for unapproved indications in newborns and young children with congenital heart anomalies during or after cardiac surgery under extracorporeal circulation.1
The maximum dose administered in clinical studies in hereditary angioedema was 20 IU/kg body weight.
Berinert is contraindicated in individuals who have experienced life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis, to C1 esterase inhibitor preparations.
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