GAMMAGARD LIQUID is administered1:

  • Into a vein (intravenously)
  • At one infusion site
  • In a hospital, physician's office, infusion center, or at home administered by a healthcare professional
  • 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 may be contacted for prior authorization
  • 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
  • The most common side effects of GAMMAGARD LIQUID for MMN include:
    • Headache
    • Chest discomfort
    • Muscle spasms
    • Muscular weakness
    • Nausea
    • Sore throat
    • Ear pain
    • Pain in hands or feet

After the infusion

  • Report any side effects to your doctor or nurse3
  • Record infusion in your infusion logbook3

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.

GAMMAGARD LIQUID

was studied in
the largest clinical
trial in MMN
to
date.2
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Gammagard Liquid MyIgCoPayCard Program Terms and Conditions

This manufacturer's coupon program is not valid for prescriptions reimbursed, in whole or in part, by Medicaid, Medicare, Medigap, VA, DoD, TRICARE, or any other federal or state healthcare programs, including state pharmaceutical assistance programs, and where prohibited by the health insurance provider or by law

Shire's MyIgCoPayCard program provides a maximum total benefit of $5,000 for eligible out-of-pocket costs and expires 12 months from date of activation. Eligible costs include deductible, copayment, and co-insurance costs for eligible Shire IG (Immunoglobulin) products. Non-medication expenses, such as ancillary supplies or administration-related costs, are not eligible.

To be eligible, patients must: 1. be starting or receiving treatment with (and have current prescription for) an eligible Shire IG product with an ICD-10 for a diagnosis of Primary Immunodeficiency; and 2. have commercial insurance that covers medication costs for prescribed Shire IG product and allows for CoPay assistance; and 3. be two (2) years old or older.

Acceptance of this offer must be consistent with the terms of benefits provided by patient's health insurance provider.

Offer limited to one card per person and may not be combined with any other coupon, discount, prescription savings card, rebate, free trial, patient assistance, or other offer.

This program is only valid for residents of the United States.

Shire reserves the right to change or discontinue this program at any time without notice.

This is not health insurance.

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Add to patient instructions:

If your insurance situation changes, it is your responsibility to notify MyIgSource's CoPay assistance program.


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SHIRE and the Shire Logo are registered trademarks of Shire Pharmaceutical Holdings Ireland Limited or its affiliates. Gammagard Liquid is a trademark or registered trademark of Baxalta Incorporated, a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Shire plc.

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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.