FDA Approves New Hizentra Dosing Option

HIZENTRA (immune globulin [human]) 20% liquid by CSL Behring
HIZENTRA (immune globulin [human]) 20% liquid by CSL Behring

CSL Behring announced that the FDA has expanded the administration options for Hizentra (immune serum globulin [human]) 0.2mg/mL (20%) liquid for SC injection to include dosing once every 2 weeks in addition to weekly dosing for patients with primary immunodeficiency.

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The FDA approved the bi-weekly dosing for Hizentra based on the principles of pharmacometrics and pharmacokinetic modeling. 

The new dosing option allows greater flexibility by allowing patients to self-administer less frequently. Hizentra delivers consistent levels of immunoglobulin G (IgG) replacement therapy to help protect those with PI against infections.

Hizentra received FDA approval in March 2010 as a once-weekly immunoglobulin G (IgG) replacement therapy.

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