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Zemaira (alpha-proteinase inhibitor (human)) ™ is contraindicated in individuals with a known hypersensitivity to any of its components. Zemaira (alpha-proteinase inhibitor (human)) ™ is also contraindicated in individuals with a history of anaphylaxis or severe systemic response to A1-PI products. Individuals with selective IgA deficiencies who have known antibodies against IgA (anti-IgA antibodies) should not receive Zemaira (alpha-proteinase inhibitor (human)) ™, since these patients may experience severe reactions, including anaphylaxis, to IgA that may be present in Zemaira (alpha-proteinase inhibitor (human)) ™.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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