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Gammagard S / D (Immune Globulin Intravenous) - Drug Interactions, Contraindications, Overdosage, etc

 
 



DRUG INTERACTIONS

See DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION section.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Patients may experience severe hypersensitivity reactions or anaphylaxis in the setting of detectable IgA levels following infusion of GAMMAGARD S/D. The occurrence of severe hypersensitivity reactions or anaphylaxis under such conditions should prompt consideration of an alternative therapy. GAMMAGARD S/D is contraindicated in patients with selective IgA deficiency where the IgA deficiency is the only abnormality of concern (see INDICATIONS AND USAGE and WARNINGS sections).

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bussel JB, Kimberly RP, Inman RD, et al: Intravenous gammaglobulin treatment of chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Blood 62: 480-486, 1983

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