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Is there any side effects of immunoglobulin intravenous medication?
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Dr. Stephen Kimura
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possiby
Intravenous immunoglobulin (ivig) is a blood product collected from donations from hundreds of individuals, so there is the theoretical possibility of typical transfusion problems i.
e. Infection, reaction etc. In the U.S. However production of this product is so controlled and processing involves, detergent washing and treating the product, so it is less likely to cause problems.

In brief: Possiby
Intravenous immunoglobulin (ivig) is a blood product collected from donations from hundreds of individuals, so there is the theoretical possibility of typical transfusion problems i.
e. Infection, reaction etc. In the U.S. However production of this product is so controlled and processing involves, detergent washing and treating the product, so it is less likely to cause problems.
Dr. Stephen Kimura
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Yes
Infusion site irritation, fevers, muscle aches, joint aches, fatigue, agitation, anaphylaxis.

In brief: Yes
Infusion site irritation, fevers, muscle aches, joint aches, fatigue, agitation, anaphylaxis.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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