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Patient Examples: Dosing Parameters
GAMMAGARD LIQUID - SC Administration

View our sample patients for examples of dosing parameters with subcutaneous (SC) administration of GAMMAGARD LIQUID.



Adult Male

  • 80 kg (177 lbs) adult male
  • IV dose: 400 mg per kg (approx. 32 g every 4 weeks)
  • Rounded weekly SC adjusted dose*: 11 g (110 mL)
  • Maximum volume per site: 30 mL
  • Maintenance infusion rate: 120 mL/hour** (30 mL/hour per site)
  • NO. OF SIMULTANEOUS SITES: 4
  • INFUSION TIME: 55 min

Infusion time calculation: SC dose (mL) ÷ infusion rate (mL/hr) x 60 min/hr = infusion time (min)

* Rounded weekly SC adjusted dose in grams = current IV dose in grams x 1.37 ÷ no. of weeks between IV doses.

** For all sites combined.


Adult Female

  • 60 kg (132 lbs) adult female
  • IV dose: 500 mg per kg (approx. 30 g every 4 weeks)
  • Rounded weekly SC adjusted dose*: 10 g (100 mL)
  • Maximum volume per site: 30 mL
  • Maintenance infusion rate: 120 mL/hour** (30 mL/hour per site)
  • NO. OF SIMULTANEOUS SITES: 4
  • INFUSION TIME: 50 min

Infusion time calculation: SC dose (mL) ÷ infusion rate (mL/hr) x 60 min/hr = infusion time (min)

* Rounded weekly SC adjusted dose in grams = current IV dose in grams x 1.37 ÷ no. of weeks between IV doses.

** For all sites combined.


Preadolescent Male

  • 39 kg (86 lbs) preadolescent male
  • IV dose: 400 mg per kg (approx. 15.6 g every 4 weeks)
  • Rounded weekly SC adjusted dose*: 5 g (50 mL)
  • Maximum volume per site: 20 mL
  • Maintenance infusion rate: 60 mL/hour** (20 mL/hour per site)
  • NO. OF SIMULTANEOUS SITES: 3
  • INFUSION TIME: 50 min

Infusion time calculation: SC dose (mL) ÷ infusion rate (mL/hr) x 60 min/hr = infusion time (min)

* Rounded weekly SC adjusted dose in grams = current IV dose in grams x 1.37 ÷ no. of weeks between IV doses.

** For all sites combined.


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