Hepatitis B Immune Globulin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Hepatitis B Immune Globulin?

(hep a TYE tis bee i MYUN GLOB yoo lin YU man)

• This medicine is used to prevent hepatitis B infection.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• If you have IgA deficiency, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Allergic reactions can rarely occur.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency...

 
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