GLASSIA is a medicine containing human Alpha-Proteinase Inhibitor (Alpha1-PI) that is used to treat adults with lung disease (emphysema) because of severe Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency. GLASSIA is not meant to be used as a therapy for lung disease other than severe Alpha deficiency. Effects of GLASSIA on worsening lung function and emphysema progression have not been proven in clinical trials. Long-term effects of Alpha1 replacement and maintenance therapy have not been studied.
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Alpha1-Proteinase Inhibitor (Alpha1-PI)
WHAT IT TREATS:
Lung problems (emphysema) caused by a certain inherited
disease (alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor deficiency)
Length of infusion:
15 mins - an hour
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