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Who should not take alpha-proteinase inhibitor?

People with selective immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency who have developed IgA antibodies should not take alpha-proteinase inhibitor. People with allergies to any of the ingredients found in alpha-proteinase inhibitor should also avoid taking the medication. The effect of the medication on a developing fetus or a breast-feeding child is unknown. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant while taking alpha-proteinase inhibitor.

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