"The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved soluble ferric pyrophosphate (Triferic, Rockwell Medical) to replace iron and maintain hemoglobin in adults with chronic kidney disease who are undergoing dialysis.
Although few data are available, clinical experience with other immunoglobulin preparations suggests that the major manifestations would be those related to volume overload.
Cytogam® (cytomegalovirus immune globulin intravenous human) should not be used in individuals with a history of a prior severe reaction associated with the administration of this or other human immunoglobulin preparations. Persons with selective immunoglobulin A deficiency have the potential for developing antibodies to immunoglobulin A and could have anaphylactic reactions to subsequent administration of blood products that contain immunoglobulin A, including Cytogam® (cytomegalovirus immune globulin intravenous human) .
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/30/2008
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