When talking with your doctor, it might be helpful to ask about diﬀerent treatment options for hereditary angioedema (HAE). These options include preventive and on-demand therapy.
Preventive HAE treatment
Preventive HAE treatment is also called prophylactic treatment. This involves taking medicine routinely to help you have fewer attacks and less severe attacks.
On-demand HAE treatment
On-demand HAE treatment is medicine used to treat the symptoms of an HAE attack. It is also known as acute treatment.