About HAE

Learn more about hereditary angioedema (HAE)

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FIRAZYR is indicated for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adults 18 years of age and older.

Here you will find a basic overview of HAE, a genetic disorder characterized by recurrent attacks of angioedema without urticaria or pruritus. Learn about the epidemiology of HAE, the role of genetics and how bradykinin is thought to play a role in its characteristic symptoms.2

HAE Overview

Get basic facts about the incidence, age of onset and frequency of HAE attacks, as well as its genetic basis.

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Role of Bradykinin

Bradykinin is thought to be responsible for the characteristic HAE symptoms of localized swelling, inflammation, and pain.2

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