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FIRAZYR is a medicine used to treat acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adults 18 years of age and older.

Day by Day

Jul 17

Like unwelcome, unpleasant party guests, I noticed that hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks have a tendency to arrive when you least expect them. They don’t care if I’m at work, school, on vacation, or enjoying a fabulous night on the town—HAE can crash any get-together. It would be easy to let the fear of an episode prevent me from going about my life, but I don’t let it! I just started wearing clothing that makes me feel comfortable and confident!

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Jul 01

Dealing with Feelings of Isolation

Published on July 01, 2015 in Day by Day 0

There were moments in my hereditary angioedema (HAE) journey that I felt entirely alone. Sometimes, it seemed that I was the only person on the planet experiencing strange symptoms and indescribable pain. Even with my wonderful family at my side, there were times when I felt completely isolated . As hard as they tried, it was difficult for them to fully understand my struggle. The physical pain of HAE took a tremendous toll on me, but equally problematic was the emotional burden of feeling alone and misunderstood.

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Jun 12

For me, keeping the romance alive can be a challenge. It requires work and effort from both my husband and myself. Sometimes, there are outside forces hindering or halting romance, whether it’s work, kids, health issues, or anything in between. For someone like me, who is diagnosed with hereditary angioedema (HAE), my chronic disease can add another trial to the situation.

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May 27

When my husband, David, decided to try FIRAZYR® (icatibant injection), a medicine used to treat acute hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks in adults 18 years of age and older, we weren’t just concerned about the injections. We also worried about the cost of the medication and if our insurance would cover it. But with the helpful guidance of OnePath®, Shire’s product support service for eligible patients, we were able to navigate our way down the insurance road.

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What is FIRAZYR?

FIRAZYR is prescribed to treat acute HAE attacks in adults 18 years of age and older.

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