Switch to icatibant in a patient affected by hereditary angioedema with high disease activity: a case report

D Firinu, M P Barca, L Serusi, M M Lorrai, M M Peralta, P E Manconi, S R Del Giacco
International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology 2012, 25 (1): 269-73
Icatibant, an antagonist of the bradykinin B2 receptor, was approved for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema in the EU in 2008. This paper presents the case of a 65-year-old woman affected by frequent acute attacks of hereditary angioedema who benefitted from a change of therapy to icatibant, following years of treatment with C1-inhibitor.

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