What is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency?

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a genetic disorder where the body doesn't produce enough of the protein alpha-1 antitrypsin (also known as alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor), which helps prevent breakdown of tissues in the lungs. This deficiency can lead to emphysema, and while it can't be cured, replacement of the protein can maintain and treat symptoms.

Popular Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Human Alpha-1 Proteinase Inhibitors 2,060 See Prices
Human Alpha-1 Proteinase Inhibitors 2,184 See Prices
Human Alpha-1 Proteinase Inhibitors N/A See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Drug Classes

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