"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Firazyr (icatibant) Injection for the treatment of acute attacks of a rare condition called hereditary angioedema (HAE) in people ages 18
years and older.
HAE is cau"...
There have been no reports of overdose with KALBITOR (ecallantide injection) . HAE patients have received single doses up to 90 mg intravenously without evidence of dose-related toxicity. No deaths occurred in monkeys that received intravenous or subcutaneous doses up to 25 mg/kg (approximately 22 times the MRHD on an AUC basis).
Do not administer KALBITOR (ecallantide injection) to a patient who has known clinical hypersensitivity to KALBITOR. [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/14/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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