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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.

Getting Diagnosed

Oct 15

Letter to My Past Self

Published on October 15, 2014 in Getting Diagnosed 0

Hey Mike, I know right now it’s hard to believe that the future could be any different. How long have you and your family suffered with this disease that so many people don’t understand? But keep faith; it will get better.

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Oct 01

The first time I had visible signs of swelling, I was at my parents' house. My parents weren’t home, so when I woke up with both of my hands and wrists swollen, I was pretty scared. They were still swollen when my parents came home and no one could figure out what was happening. [Note that prescription FIRAZYR® (icatibant injection) is a medicine for adults 18 years of age and older to treat acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE).]

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Sep 03

To get the most information and the best discussions out of my doctor’s appointments, I believe it is crucial to be proactive: To take ownership, be ready to communicate clearly, and ask the appropriate questions. Arriving prepared is of utmost importance. These are the lessons I learned right from the time I was diagnosed, and they’ve been lessons I’ve followed ever since!

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May 09

Letters to My Past Self

Published on May 09, 2014 in Getting Diagnosed 0

Dear Younger Self, I look at you and my heart swells with pride at the sheer courage and resolve you show in facing the mysterious symptoms of your HAE attacks. Yet at the same time, my heart breaks because I know you have years of uncertainty still ahead.

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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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