Glycine, an amino acid, is used as a stabilizer. GAMMAGARD LIQUID does not contain sucrose.
GAMMAGARD LIQUID is made from human plasma. It may carry a risk of transmitting infectious agents, viruses, and theoretically, the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) agent.
Components used in the packaging of this product are latex-free.
Thrombotic events have been reported in association with IGIV. Patients at risk may include those with a history of atherosclerosis, multiple cardiovascular risk factors, advanced age, impaired cardiac output, and/or known or suspected hyperviscosity, hypercoagulable disorders, and prolonged periods of immobilization.
IGIV products can contain blood group antibodies that may cause a positive direct antiglobulin reaction and, rarely, hemolysis.
Aseptic meningitis syndrome (AMS) has been reported to occur infrequently in association with IGIV treatment. Discontinuation of IGIV treatment has resulted in remission of AMS within several days without sequelae.
Various mild and moderate reactions, such as headache, fever, fatigue, chills, flushing, dizziness, urticaria, wheezing or chest tightness, nausea, vomiting, rigors, back pain, chest pain, muscle cramps, and changes in blood pressure may occur with infusions of Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human).
For full prescribing information, please visit http://www.gammagardliquid.com.
About Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, a clinical
condition, which involves the decline or loss of memory and other cognitive
abilities. A progressive and ultimately fatal disease marked by severe
brain tissue deterioration, Alzheimer's disease initially involves the
parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. The number of
new Alzheimer's disease cases diagnosed
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