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Treatment Options
HAE symptoms are not the same for every person, even within the same family. Therefore, patients must partner with an HAE treating specialist to create an individualized treatment plan that leads to a healthy life.

Important: Medicines used to treat swelling from allergies, such as corticosteroids (prednisone), antihistamines and epinephrine are NOT effective treatments for HAE.

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Updated List Of Available FDA-approved Treatments For HAE.

See the FDA-approved list here.

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Parents are advised to work with their child's HAE specialist to create an individualized treatment.

Read more about treatments for children.

Stork Treatment For Pregnant Women With HAE
According to recent studies, pregnancy may aggravate or alleviate symptoms in equal proportion. Patients should partner with an HAE-knowledgeable treating physician regarding treatment before, during, and after pregnancy.

Read more about HAE treatment and pregnancy.

Telescope Icon Are There New Treatments On The Horizon?
Clinical trials of new HAE therapies are currently underway. For more information, visit our Clinical Trials page or contact your HAEA Patient Advocate. You can also read about new Treatments, when approved by the FDA, in the HAEA in Action monthly newsletter. To receive the newsletter, join the HAEA.

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HAE therapies provide an opportunity for HAE patients to achieve lifelong health. US HAEA Patient Advocates are HAE patients or caregivers who understand what it means to live wtih HAE. Patient Advocates are available to provide disease information, referrals to HAE-knowledgeable physicians, and peer-to-peer support. You can find contact information for HAEA Patient Advocates here.