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Alpha 1-proteinase Inhibitor, Human (Systemic)

Brand Names : Aralast, Prolastin, alpha 1-antitrypsin

Alpha 1-proteinase Inhibitor, Human | Before Using | Proper Use | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Frequency not determined

      Cough; difficulty swallowing; dizziness; fast heartbeat; hives; itching, puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue; shortness of breath; skin rash; tightness in chest; unusual tiredness or weakness; wheezing

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. The following side effects usually do not require medical attention. However, check with your doctor if any of these effects continue or are bothersome:


      Fever up to 38.9 �C (102 �F); headache; lightheadedness; sleepiness or unusual drowsiness


      Chills and fever may occur several hours after you receive this medicine but are usually mild and only temporary. Also, fever up to 38.9 �C (102 �F) may occur up to 12 hours after you receive this medicine and will disappear within about 24 hours.

    Frequency not determined

      Blurred vision; chills; confusion; dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly; diarrhea; difficult or labored breathing; eye pain; fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse; general feeling of illness; joint pain; loss of appetite; muscle aches and pains; nausea; runny nose; shivering; sore throat; sweating; trouble sleeping; vomiting

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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