Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Haegarda Now Available to HAE Patients Across Canada

Haegarda is now available to adolescent and adult hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients across Canada for the prevention of HAE attacks, according to CSL Behring, the therapy’s developer. The company announced its preventive treatment, made available for eligible HAE patients in April, can now be given in…

C1 Inhibitor Use May Safely Prevent HAE Attacks in Pregnant Women

Subcutaneous (under-the-skin) administration of human plasma-derived C1 inhibitor is an effective and safe option for managing hereditary angioedema during pregnancy and lactation, a case report suggests. The study, “Subcutaneous C1‐Inhibitor Concentrate for prophylaxis during pregnancy and lactation in a patient with C1‐INH‐HAE,” was published in the…

Just-approved Orladeyo Now Being Shipped to US Patients

Just a couple of weeks after its U.S. approval, Orladeyo (berotralstat) is now available for direct shipment to hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients in the United States who hold a prescription for the oral medication. According to BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Orladeyo, the medicine will be provided exclusively…