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Slight soreness at the site of injection and slight temperature elevation may be noted at times. Sensitization to repeated injections of human immunoglobulin is extremely rare.
In the course of routine injections of large numbers of persons with immunoglobulin there have been a few isolated occurrences of angioneurotic edema, nephrotic syndrome, and anaphylactic shock after injection.
Read the BayTet (tetanus immune globulin (human) solvent/detergent treated 250 units) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Antibodies in immunoglobulin preparations may interfere with the response to live viral vaccines such as measles, mumps, polio, and rubella. Therefore, use of such vaccines should be deferred until approximately 3 months after Tetanus Immune Globulin (Human) — BayTet® (tetanus immune globulin (human) solvent/detergent treated 250 units) administration. No interactions with other products are known.
Read the BayTet Drug Interactions Center for a complete guide to possible interactions
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/28/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional BayTet Information
- BayTet Drug Interactions Center: tetanus immune globulin im
- BayTet Side Effects Center
- BayTet FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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