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

(vax IN ee a i MYUN GLOB yoo lin IN tra VEE nus)

• This medicine is used to treat side effects caused by smallpox vaccine.

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 diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have IgA deficiency, 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?

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Flushing.

• Headache.

• Belly pain.

• Nausea or vomiting....

 
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