Glassia is an Alpha1 -Proteinase Inhibitor (Human), indicated for chronic augmentation and maintenance therapy in individuals with clinically evident emphysema due to severe hereditary deficiency of Alpha1 -PI, also known as alpha1 -antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency.
Glassia increases antigenic and functional (anti-neutrophil elastase capacity, ANEC) serum levels and antigenic lung epithelial lining fluid levels of Alpha1 -PI.
Glassia is an intravenous infusion that generally takes about 15 to 30 minutes. Glassia is administered weekly.
Potential Side Effects
The most common side effects that may occur are headache and upper respiratory tract infections. Other possible side effects of Glassia include cough, sinus infection, chest discomfort, dizziness, increased liver enzymes, shortness of breath, nausea, and fatigue.
For a full list of potential side effects, please see the Important Safety Information and Medication Guide on the Glassia website.
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