What Are The Uses Of Immunoglobulin A?
Immunoglobulin A is a type of immunoglobulin present in mucous membranes. They are secreted through sweat, saliva, colostrum, and tears. They are collected from the processed plasma of human blood. They are used to prevent infections and antibodies into the circulatory system.
What Are The Side Effects Of Immunoglobulin A?
Immunoglobulin A is possibly safe, but in some cases like overdose may cause side effects such as:
- Injection site reactions such as redness/itching/swelling/pain.
- Flushing, headache
- Nausea, vomiting, fever
- Muscle cramps, urticarial, fatigue
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Immunoglobulin A?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Bleeding disorder
- Severe thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)