How should I take alpha 1-proteinase inhibitor?

Alpha 1-proteinase inhibitor is given intravenously. You will probably be given this medication by a healthcare professional, especially for the first few doses. They may want to monitor your condition to ensure that you do not have an adverse reaction. Afterwards, they may teach you how to self-inject. Most people take this medication once a week. Do not administer the injection yourself unless you completely understand the process. You will mix the medication with a liquid and then inject the solution into your vein. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about the proper procedure for self-administering this medication.

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