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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.

Mar 13

I gazed out the window to distract myself from the familiar, sharp pains. We’d had some rather suspicious sandwiches for lunch; perhaps I was just having indigestion? I returned to work, but not 20 minutes later, I felt a sudden pain in my throat threatening my ability to breathe.

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Mar 11

Talking About My Embarrassing HAE Attacks

Published on March 11, 2015 in HAE 101 0

Before my hereditary angioedema (HAE) diagnosis, I didn’t know what was happening to me when I’d experience pain from what I now know was an HAE abdominal attack. I always found it difficult to explain to my family how my stomach aches seemed different from everyone else’s stomach aches. When I was getting married and expanding my family, I wondered, “How the heck am I going to explain this crazy thing?” Well, I just did the best I could. Sometimes, though, HAE attacks can happen that I just don’t want to talk about.

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Mar 04

Learning to Ask My Family for Help

Published on March 04, 2015 in HAE and Family 0

Learning to ask for help has been a difficult journey for me. I am a strong person, but sometimes I can be prideful and stubborn to a fault. But coping with HAE can be difficult for both patients and caregivers. By shutting out those I love, I’ve realized that doesn’t help them help me. Now, I ask for support from my loved ones, because I believe they want to help me.

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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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