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

(i MYUN GLOB yoo lin, IN tra VEE nus)

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

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

• This medicine is used treat chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP).

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 dehydration, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had a stroke, talk with healthcare provider.

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

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