Off-label C1 Inhibitor Concentrate May Be Effective in ACEI-induced Acute Angioedema

Off-label C1 Inhibitor Concentrate May Be Effective in ACEI-induced Acute Angioedema

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Off-label C1 Inhibitor Concentrate May Be Effective in ACEI-induced Acute Angioedema

Off-label C1 inhibitor concentrate successfully treated people with severe acute angioedema triggered by the use of so-called ACE inhibitor medications, a small study has found. The study, “Effectiveness of C1-INH therapy in angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor induced angioedema,” was published in the journal Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology. Angioedema often occurs as an allergic reaction to various allergens, but it also can be triggered by medications such as angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs), which often are…

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