Ecallantide (trade name Kalbitor) is a drug used for the treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE) and in the prevention of blood loss in cardiothoracic surgery.[1] It is an inhibitor of the protein kallikrein and a 60-amino acid polypeptide which was developed from a Kunitz domain through phage display to mimic antibodies inhibiting kallikrein.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Angioedema 2 Adverse effects 3 Interactions 4 Mechanism of action 5 See also 6 Ref... [wikipedia]

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