Alpha-1 Proteinase Inhibitor Human (Intravenous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor injection, also called alpha 1-PI, is used to treat a certain type of emphysema (a lung condition). The emphysema is caused by the lack of a protein called alpha 1-antitrypsin (AAT) in the body. This medicine replaces the protein when the body does not produce enough.
This medicine is administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.