INFORMATION ABOUT IMMUNOGLOBULIN
Immunoglobulin is used in immunoglobulins deficiency.
How Immunoglobulin works
Immune globulin belongs to class of agents called immunostimulants. It works by producing antibodies against foreign substances thereby fighting against infection.
Common side effects of Immunoglobulin
Back pain, Chills, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Decreased blood pressure, Muscle pain, Slow heart rate, Wheezing
EXPERT ADVICE FOR IMMUNOGLOBULIN
- Immunoglobulin is used for the treatment of certain diseases that are caused due to lack of antibodies in your blood.
- It may be injected under the skin or given into a muscle.
- Your doctor will monitor you for some time after administration of Immunoglobulin to check for any side effects.
- Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration unless you know how Immunoglobulin affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you have received any live vaccine (e.g. oral polio, MMR) in the last three months.