immune globulin (intravenous and subcutaneous) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Gamunex-C)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of immune globulin.
What happens if I overdose (Gamunex-C)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using immune globulin (Gamunex-C)?
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using immune globulin. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), oral polio, rotavirus, smallpox, typhoid, yellow fever, varicella (chickenpox), H1N1 influenza, and nasal flu vaccine.
What other drugs will affect immune globulin (Gamunex-C)?
Immune globulin can harm your kidneys. This effect is increased when you also use other drugs (including some over the counter medicines) harmful to the kidneys. You may need dose adjustments or special tests if you have recently used:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with immune globulin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about immune globulin.
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