Human alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor is the main anti-protease inhibitor of serine proteases in the lower respiratory tract, e.g. neutrophil elastase, an enzyme that assists in the proteolytic degradation of the lung parenchyma connective tissue system. It protects the proteolysis of lung tissue in alpha1-proteinase inhibitor deficient individuals.
Use this medication precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully.
The medication dose given by your physician is based on your health conditions, other medications or food supplements taken, and your reaction to the treatment. To diminish risks for adverse effects, do not increase your dosage, thus take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages.
If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, take it regularly to get the most benefits from it. To make you remember it better, take it at a fixed time every day.
Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions.