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Brand name: Prolastin C Liquid TM

Active ingredients: alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor

What it is used for

PROLASTIN® C LIQUID is an Alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor indicated to increase serum Alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor levels in adults with congenital deficiency of alpha-1-antitrypsin and with clinically significant emphysema (FEV1 <80%).,The data for clinical efficacy of PROLASTIN® C LIQUID is derived from changes in the biomarkers alpha-1 anti-protease level and CT lung density. Efficacy on FEV1 or patient relevant endpoints such as quality of life or pulmonary exacerbations has not been established in randomised clinical trials.,Clinical trials have only included patients who were not smoking.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

The solution is clear or slightly opalescent, colourless or pale yellow or pale green or pale brown.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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