GAMMAGARD LIQUID is administered1:

  • Into a vein (intravenously)
  • At one infusion site
  • In a hospital, physician's office, infusion center, or at home
  • Every 2 to 4 weeks
  • Infusion times will vary depending on dosing and patient tolerability

Before the infusion

  • If this is your first intravenous administration, your insurance company will be contacted for prior authorization
  • Drink plenty of water 24 hours prior to infusion3
  • Bring a book or other materials if you'd like to keep yourself occupied during the infusion
  • Review and sign the consent form stating that you understand the risk factors
  • The IV catheter will be placed in the vein1

During the infusion

  • Relax and sit comfortably
  • Inform the nurse if you experience any discomfort
  • Vital signs will be monitored to ensure that the infusion is being tolerated3
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  • If any serious side effects occur (see Important Safety Information) stop the infusion immediately and contact the healthcare provider or emergency services.

After the infusion

  • Stay well hydrated 24 hours after your infusion3
  • Report any side effects to your doctor or nurse3
    (see Important Safety Information for additional reporting information)
  • Record infusion in your infusion logbook3

Infusion to be administered by a healthcare professional at a hospital, physician's office, infusion center, or at home.1

References:

  1. GAMMAGARD LIQUID [Immune Globulin Infusion (Human)] 10% [Prescribing Information]. Westlake Village, CA: Baxalta US Inc.
  2. Data on file. Baxter Healthcare Corporation. 2011.
  3. Younger MEM, ed. IDF Guide for Nurses: Immunoglobulin Therapy for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases. 4th ed. Towson, MD: Immune Deficiency Foundation; 2016.

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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.