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Protect Life's Moments With GAMMAGARD LIQUID

GAMMAGARD LIQUID is a ready-to-use liquid medicine that contains immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies. GAMMAGARD LIQUID is made from the plasma that is donated by healthy people. GAMMAGARD LIQUID is used to treat adult patients with multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN).1

GAMMAGARD LIQUID is indicated as a maintenance therapy to improve muscle strength and disability in adult patients with MMN.1

Route of Administration

GAMMAGARD LIQUID [Immune Globulin Infusion (Human)] 10%, for the treatment of MMN, is given into a vein (intravenously) every 2 to 4 weeks as ordered by your physician.1

Intravenous (IV)1
Administration Location Infused directly into the bloodstream through a vein
Frequency Administered once every 2 to 4 weeks
Number of Sites Dose given in 1 site
Who Administers Administration requires a healthcare professional
Where Ig is Administered

Infused at hospital, clinic, or home with nurse present

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Selected Important Safety Information about GAMMAGARD LIQUID

  • GAMMAGARD LIQUID can cause decreased kidney function or kidney failure, blood clots in the heart, brain, lungs or elsewhere in the body. Call your healthcare professional or go to your emergency department right away if you have: Reduced urination, sudden weight gain, or swelling in your legs. These could be signs of a kidney problem. Pain, swelling, warmth, redness, or a lump in your legs or arms. These could be signs of a blood clot.
  • Do not take GAMMAGARD LIQUID if you have a known history of a severe allergic reaction to IgG or other blood products.

What is GAMMAGARD LIQUID?

GAMMAGARD LIQUID is a ready-to-use liquid medicine that is given in a vein (intravenously) or under the skin (subcutaneously) to treat primary immunodeficiency (PI) in people 2 years and older.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is the most important information that I should know about GAMMAGARD LIQUID?

GAMMAGARD LIQUID can cause the following serious reactions:

  • Severe allergic reactions causing difficulty in breathing or skin rashes
  • Decreased kidney function or kidney failure
  • Blood clots in the heart, brain, lungs or elsewhere in the body
  • Severe headache, drowsiness, fever, painful eye movements, or nausea and vomiting
  • Dark colored urine, swelling, fatigue, or difficulty breathing

Who should not use GAMMAGARD LIQUID?

Do not use GAMMAGARD LIQUID if you:

  • Have had a severe allergic reaction to immune globulin or other blood products.
  • Have a condition called selective (or severe) immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency.

What should I avoid while taking GAMMAGARD LIQUID?

  • GAMMAGARD LIQUID can make vaccines (like measles/mumps/rubella or chickenpox vaccines) not work as well for you. Before you get any vaccines, tell your healthcare provider (HCP) that you take GAMMAGARD LIQUID.
  • Tell your HCP if you are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant, or if you are nursing.

What are the possible or reasonably likely side effects of GAMMAGARD LIQUID?

GAMMAGARD LIQUID can cause serious side effects. If any of the following problems occur after starting GAMMAGARD LIQUID, stop the infusion immediately and contact your HCP or call emergency services:

  • Hives, swelling in the mouth or throat, itching, trouble breathing, wheezing, fainting or dizziness. These could be signs of a serious allergic reaction.
  • Bad headache with nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, fever, and sensitivity to light. These could be signs of irritation and swelling of the lining around your brain.
  • Reduced urination, sudden weight gain, or swelling in your legs. These could be signs of a kidney problem.
  • Pain, swelling, warmth, redness, or a lump in your legs or arms. These could be signs of a blood clot.
  • Brown or red urine, fast heart rate, yellow skin or eyes. These could be signs of a liver or blood problem.
  • Chest pain or trouble breathing, or blue lips or extremities. These could be signs of a serious heart or lung problem.
  • Fever over 100ºF. This could be a sign of an infection.

The following one or more possible reactions may occur at the site of infusion of GAMMAGARD LIQUID for PI, generally go away within a few hours, and are less likely after the first few infusions:

  • Mild or moderate pain
  • Swelling
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Bruising
  • Warmth

During the infusion of GAMMAGARD LIQUID for PI, look out for the first signs of the following common side effects:

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Itching
  • Rashes/hives
  • Cough
  • Chest pain/tightness
  • Chills/shaking chills
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Faster heart rate
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Muscle cramps
  • Sore throat

These are not all the possible side effects. Talk to your HCP about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

For additional safety information, click for Information For Patients and discuss with your HCP.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.