What Are The Uses Of Human gamma globulin?
Human gamma globulin is immune globulin of blood plasma. It is prepared by processing of human plasma of donated blood used in medicine to temporarily boost the immunity against diseases.
It also treats:
- Immune deficiency
- X-linked agammaglobulinemia (a genetic disorder that affects the immunity to fight infections)
- Hyper IgM syndrome
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura (platelets attacked by antibodies)
- Kawasaki disease
- Multifocal motor neuropathy (muscle weakness)
What Are The Side Effects Of Human gamma globulin?
Human gamma, in some cases like an overdose, may cause side effects such as:
- Nausea, dizziness, vomiting
- Flushing, headache
- Chills, fever
- Back/joint pain, muscle cramps
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Human gamma globulin?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity or any other allergies.
- Diabetes, immunoglobulin A deficiency
- High blood pressure (hypertension), monoclonal gammopathies
- Kidney disease, migraines, high blood fats (triglycerides)
- Dehydration (severe loss of body fluids)
- Current blood infection (sepsis)