Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Baygam
  2. Bivigam
  3. Carimune
  4. Flebogamma 10 DIF
  5. Flebogamma 5
  6. Gamastan SD
  7. Gamimune N
  8. Gammagard
  9. Gammagard SD
  10. Gammaplex
  11. Gammar-P
  12. Gamunex
  13. Hizentra
  14. Iveegam EN
  15. Octagam
  16. Panglobulin NF
  17. Polygam SD
  18. Privigen
  19. Sandoglobulin
  20. Venoglobulin-S
  21. Vivaglobin

Descriptions


Immune globulin injection belongs to a group of medicines known as immunizing agents. It is used to prevent or treat diseases that occur when your body has a weak immune system. Immune globulin contains antibodies that make your immune system stronger. It is used for patients who have primary humoral immunodeficiency (PI), idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). It is also used as a maintenance treatment to improve muscle strength and disability in patients with multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN).

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, immune globulin is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Chronic parvovirus B19 infection (treatment).
  • Dermatomyositis (treatment).
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome (treatment).
  • Hyperimmunoglobulinemia E syndrome (treatment).
  • Infections in low-birth-weight preterm high-risk neonates (prophylaxis and treatment adjunct).
  • Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (treatment).
  • Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (treatment).

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Powder for Solution