Immune Globulin (Subcutaneous)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Immune Globulin (Subcutaneous)?

(i MYUN GLOB yoo lin sub kyoo TAY nee us)

• This medicine is used to prevent or reduce the severity of other infections in persons with a weakened immune system.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• 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 had blood clots, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, 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?

• Irritation where the shot is given.

• Nausea or...

 
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