Igantet

Igantet

tetanus immunoglobulin

Manufacturer:

Grifols

Distributor:

Grifols Asia Pacific
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Human antitetanus Ig
Indications/Uses
Prophylaxis & treatment of tetanus.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Prophylaxis of tetanus 250 IU IM. Dosage should be doubled in case of anfractuous (dirty deep wounds w/ tissue destruction) or infected wounds or if the injury has occurred >24 hr before, or in adults weighing more than the average. Therapy of clinically manifest tetanus Single dose of 3,000-6,000 IU IM in combination w/ other appropriate clinical procedures.
Special Precautions
Do not give intravascularly. Patients w/ IgA deficiency due to antibodies against IgA (very rare). Allergic reaction. Misleading positive results in serological testing. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Local pain & tenderness at the inj site. Occasionally fever, cutaneous reactions & chills.
Drug Interactions
May impair efficacy of live attenuated virus vaccines.
ATC Classification
J06BB02 - tetanus immunoglobulin ; Belongs to the class of specific immunoglobulins. Used in passive immunizations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Igantet soln for inj 250 IU
Packing/Price
1's
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Igantet soln for inj 500 IU
Packing/Price
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