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

(ar aych oh (dee) i MYUN GLOB yoo lin)

• This medicine is used to prevent Rh hemolytic disease.

• This medicine is used to treat idiopathic thrombocytic purpura (ITP).

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Do not receive any vaccines for three months after treatment with immune globulin without talking with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, 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?

• Headache.

• Fever and chills.

• Allergic reactions can rarely occur.

• Irritation where the shot is given.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call...

 
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