Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Israel Agrees to Review BioCryst’s Marketing Request for Orladeyo

The Israeli Ministry of Health has agreed to review, under an accelerated process, a marketing application for Orladeyo (berotralstat), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals’ oral preventive treatment for hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks, in patients 12 and older. Neopharm Israel, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Israel, will distribute Orladeyo,…

Ruconest for Acute HAE Attacks Now Reimbursable in Spain

Spain has added Ruconest (conestat alfa), Pharming’s treatment for acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE), to its list of reimbursable medications. “We are delighted with this positive reimbursement decision by the Spanish Ministry of Health, as it means patients in Spain in need of new treatment options for…

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…