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​C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Human

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • ​Berinert
  • Cinryze
  • C1E
  • C1-INH
​Indications
  • ​Used for treatment and/or prophylaxis of acute abdominal, facial or laryngeal attacks of moderate or severe intensity in Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)
​Resource Information

​Product Monographs:

Size/Volume Available
  • Berinert® :
    • 500 IU  (10 mL vial size)
    • 1500 IU  Berinert® (3 mL vial size)
  • CINRYZE®:
    • 500 IU (5 mL vial size)
Availability
​RUH​SCH​SPH​Rural
​Yes​Yes​Yes​Contact your site laboratory
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​None required
Forms Required

​Saskatoon:

Rural:

  • Contact your site laboratory

Home infusion program:

Ordering
  • Indicate dosage required (number of units)
​Notes
  • ​The product in the 1500 IU Berinert® vial is ten-times more concentrated than the product in the 500 IU Berinert® vial
    • Dose equivalency: Berinert® 1 x 3 mL 1500 IU = 3 x 10 mL 500 IU
  • Home administration requests:
  • A Transfusion Medicine chart report is NOT required for product infusion
Administration
  • ​Refer to product monograph
  • For intravenous use only
  • Contains human protein; informed patient consent required for this product

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-50 v5

Last Modified: Thursday, February 7, 2019 |
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