Hepatitis B Immune Globulin Injection
Brands: HepaGam B, Hyperhep B, Nabi-HB
Vaccine to prevent a viral infection.
This medicine is given as an injection.
Drink plenty of water while on this medicine.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you miss a dose, contact your doctor for instructions.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
During pregnancy, this medicine should be used only when clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
This medicine is associated with an increased risk for serious blood clots. Speak with your doctor about the benefits and risks from using this medicine.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.
Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
Call the doctor if there are any signs of confusion or unusual changes in behavior.
It is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk. Ask your doctor before breastfeeding.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- pain, redness, swelling near injection
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- severe allergic reaction
- chest or jaw pain
- severe or persistent headache
- sudden leg pain, swelling, warmth or redness
- shortness of breath
- slurred speech
- symptoms of stroke (such as one-sided weakness, slurred speech, confusion)
- sudden change or loss of vision
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
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