Human normal immunoglobulin

Generic Medicine Info
Patients with selective immunoglobulin A deficiency. Prior anaphylactic reactions to immunoglobulin, blood or other blood-derived preparations.
Special Precautions
Increased risk of acute renal failure in patients with renal impairment, DM, hypovolaemia, overweight, concomitant nephrotoxic medicinal products or >65 yr. High infusion rate may increased risk of adverse reactions. Ensure adequate hydration prior to IV infusion of immunoglobulin. Monitor urine output and serum creatinine levels during treatment. Avoid concurrent use of loop diuretics during IV infusion of immunoglobulin. Live vaccines should generally be given 3 wk before or 3 mth after admin of normal immunoglobulin. Different formulations and brands of human normal immunoglobulins may not be equivalent, thus individual literature should be consulted. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, light-headedness, nausea, vomiting, allergic and cutaneous reactions. Local pain and tenderness at the site of inj. IV admin may lead to systemic effects such as headache, chills and fever.
Drug Interactions
May interfere with the immune response to live measles vaccine, live mumps vaccine, live rubella vaccine and live varicella vaccine, therefore these vaccines should be given at least 3 wk before or 3 mth after the admin of the immunoglobulins.
CIMS Class
Vaccines, Antisera & Immunologicals
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