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KALBITOR
Hereditary angioedema
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Drug Name:

KALBITOR Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Ecallantide 10mg/mL; soln for SC inj; preservative-free.

Company:
Shire US, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for KALBITOR:

Treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE).

Adult:

Give 30mg SC in three 10mg (1mL) inj into abdomen, thigh, or upper arm. May give additional 30mg within 24hrs if attack persists.

Children:

<12yrs: not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Have medical support available to manage anaphylaxis and hereditary angioedema. Monitor closely for hypersensitivity reactions. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Plasma kallikrein inhibitor.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, nausea, diarrhea, pyrexia, inj site reactions, nasopharyngitis, fatigue, upper respiratory tract infection, pruritus, upper abdominal pain; anaphylaxis, antibody formation.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-use vials—3

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