Loading

Please wait...

Haegarda

Generic Name: complement C1 esterase inhibitor (KOM ple ment C1 ES ter ase in HIB it or)
Brand Name: Haegarda
Physician reviewed Haegarda patient information - includes Haegarda description, dosage and directions.
  • Prescription Settings
  • X

Prices and coupons of Haegarda

Set your location
for drug prices near you

Enter your zip code


Please wait while the prices are loaded...

Don’t see your pharmacy listed? Most pharmacies accept our discounts, so have your pharmacist enter this coupon to see if you will save money:

Drug Information:
Haegarda is a man-made form of a protein in blood that helps control swelling in the body. People with a condition called hereditary angioedema do not have enough of this protein. Hereditary angioedema can cause attacks of swelling and symptoms such as stomach problems or trouble breathing. Haegarda is used in people with hereditary angioedema. Haegarda may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not use Haegarda if have ever had a life-threatening allergic Reaction to Haegarda. Learn more

Haegarda Side Effects

Haegarda Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about C1 esterase inhibitor (human). Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Haegarda.

For the Consumer

Applies to C1 esterase inhibitor (human): intravenous powder for solution

Other dosage forms:

  • powder for solution

Along with its needed effects, C1 esterase inhibitor (human) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking C1 esterase inhibitor (human):

Less common

  • Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

Incidence not known

  • Cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives, itching, or skin rash
  • pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  • severe headaches of sudden onset
  • shortness of breath
  • sudden loss of coordination
  • sudden onset of shortness of breath for no apparent reason
  • sudden onset of slurred speech
  • sudden vision changes
  • tightness in the chest
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects of C1 esterase inhibitor (human) may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  • Headache

Less common

  • Back pain
  • burning sensation on the skin
  • diarrhea
  • feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  • nausea
  • sensation of spinning
  • sneezing

Incidence not known

  • Abdominal or stomach pain

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to C1 esterase inhibitor (human): intravenous kit, intravenous powder for injection, subcutaneous powder for injection

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included sinusitis, bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, and viral upper respiratory tract infection.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects have included limb injury, back pain, and pain in extremity.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included pruritus.

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included postmarketing reports of thrombotic events including deep vein thrombosis, myocardial infarction, and transient ischemic attack.

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Haegarda (www.drugs.com/mtm/haegarda.html).