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Privigen™ (immune globulin intravenous) is contraindicated in patients who have had an anaphylactic or severe systemic reaction to the administration of human immune globulin.

Because it contains the stabilizer L-proline, Privigen™ (immune globulin intravenous) is contraindicated in patients with hyperprolinemia.

Privigen™ (immune globulin intravenous) is contraindicated in individuals with selective IgA deficiency because they can develop antibodies to IgA and anaphylactic reactions (including anaphylaxis and shock) after administration of blood components containing IgA. Privigen™ contains trace amounts of IgA (see DESCRIPTION).

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/27/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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