Human Immunoglobulin Gs

Human immunoglobulin Gs is a class of drugs used in prevention of infections in people with weakened immune system. Weak immune system is also referred to as immunodeficiency. This is a situation in which the body's immune system is weak and is no longer able to fight the infections. Sometimes it is acquired but some people are born with this defect. Human immunoglobulin Gs drugs work by providing antibodies which are responsible for fighting infections. These drugs may also be used for other purposes that the doctor may recommend. Human immunoglobulin Gs may be administered intravenously through an injection although intramuscular administration was initially used.

Human Immunoglobulin Gs Drugs

There are a number of drugs in the category, Human Immunoglobulin Gs. Consult with your doctor for a complete list of possible prescription drugs.

  • Gamunex-c

Human Immunoglobulin Gs Uses

Human immunoglobulin Gs are used to prevent infection that may arise as a result of weakened immune system. This is a situation in which the body is not able to fight diseases or infections anymore. The cause of this disorder may be emotional stress, inadequate sleep, chemical exposure or AIDs. Human immunoglobulin Gs work by providing the body with antibodies which respond by fighting infections in the body. The signs and symptoms of weak immune system include weight loss or gain, meningitis, poor quality of the skin and poor predisposition to wounds. It is important to seek medical attention if any of the above signs occurs.

Human Immunoglobulin Gs Side Effects

Despite the many benefits from immune globulin Gs various patients have complained of undesired effects resulting from this class of drugs. Do not stop using your medication without consulting your doctor. Pain at the injection site is one of the most common side effects resulting from human immunoglobulin Gs. It is highly recommended to see your physician if any of the following serious signs and symptoms occur.

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Red streaks on the skin
  • Unusual weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Tenderness at the injection site
  • Pain at the administration site
  • Pain at the injection site

Very serious

  • Itching of the skin
  • Redness at the site of administration
  • Swelling at the injection site
  • Discomfort at the site
  • Pain at the injected site

Human Immunoglobulin Gs Interactions

Before the prescription and administration of human immunoglobulin Gs, patients are advised to inform their doctors about the kind of diet they take, other drugs they are using and whether they are suffering from any other medical condition. This is because an interaction between the drugs in this class and the above named life style may take place leading to more health complication. Human immunoglobulin Gs may cause more risks if taken by the following group of people.

  • Pregnant mothers
  • Breastfeeding mothers
  • People that were recently diagnosed measles
  • Patients with Conditions affecting kidney and liver
  • Patients with diabetes, low volume of the blood, infection of blood, asthma
  • Patients allergic to any medicine or food
  • Patients that were recently vaccinated

Drug interaction

Interaction with vaccines

  • Measles vaccines
  • mumps vaccines
  • rubella vaccine

Main Human Immunoglobulin Gs Drugs

Hizentra Gammagard Gamunex-C

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