Successful treatment of hereditary angioedema with bradykinin B2-receptor antagonist icatibant

Karoline Krause, Martin Metz, Torsten Zuberbier, Marcus Maurer, Markus Magerl
Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft: JDDG 2010, 8 (4): 272-4
The bradykinin B2 receptor antagonist icatibant has recently become available for treating hereditary angioedema. Our observations demonstrate icatibant to be effective and safe for the treatment of both, abdominal and cutaneous attacks in a practice setting beyond clinical studies.

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