Subcutaneous (SubQ) Administration

Sustained Protection Against Infection1,2

SubQ administration of GAMMAGARD LIQUID treatment has been shown to be effective in a clinical study.

  • Annual rate of less than 0.1 validated acute serious bacterial infections per subject-yeara
  • 3 cases of serious validated bacterial pneumonia; none required hospitalization to treat the infection
  • No hospitalizations secondary to acute serious bacterial infections over the course of the clinical study

aThe upper 99% confidence limit of 0.133 is substantially lower than the minimal goal of achieving a rate of <1 bacterial infection per subject-year.

Demonstrated Tolerability in the Clinical Study1

In the GAMMAGARD LIQUID clinical study for SubQ administration, there was demonstrated tolerability.

Please see below for Detailed Important Risk Information.

of infusions were completed without reducing the infusion rate or stopping the infusion due to
side effects, or tolerability issues.b

bThe safety of GAMMAGARD LIQUID in SC infusions was evaluated in 47 subjects during all SC treatment periods.

Sometimes additives can be an issue for certain people. GAMMAGARD LIQUID treatment is formulated with1:

  • Added Sugars1
  • Added Sodium1
  • Added Preservatives1
  • Added Proline1

  • Stabilized and buffered with glycine for those patients in whom these additives may be a concern1
  • The packaging is not made with natural rubber latex1


To learn more about PI and treatment with GAMMAGARD LIQUID treatment, both IV and SubQ, you can download the brochure from our Additional Resources page.

References: 1. GAMMAGARD LIQUID [Immune Globulin Infusion (Human)] 10% [package insert]. Westlake Village, CA: Baxter Healthcare Corporation. 2. Wasserman RL, Melamed I, Kobrynski L, et al. Efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of 10% liquid immune globulin preparation (GAMMAGARD LIQUID, 10%) administered subcutaneously in subjects with primary immunodeficiency disease. J Clin Immunol. 2011;31:323-331.


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