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Immune globulin (By injection)

Immune Globulin (i-MUNE GLOB-ue-lin)

Treats problems with your immune system. Helps prevent infections or makes the infection less severe. Treats disorders that involve the muscle and nervous systems. Also used to improve muscle strength and disability in certain patients.

Brand Name(s):

Bivigam, Carimune NF, Flebogamma 10% DIF, Flebogamma 5% DIF, GamaSTAN S/D, Gammagard Liquid, Gammagard S/D (IgA less than 1 mcg/mL), Gammaked, Gammaplex, Gamunex-C, Octagam, Octagam 10%, Privigen

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to human immune globulin, or if you have fructose or sucrose intolerance, or an immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency with antibodies against IgA and a history of hypersensitivity.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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