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Adverse events (AE) after administration of RhoGAM (rho(d) immune globulin (human)) Ultra-Filtered and MICRhoGAM (rho(d) immune globulin (human)) Ultra-Filtered are reported infrequently.
The most frequently reported AEs are anti-D formation and skin reactions, such as swelling, induration, redness and mild pain at the site of injection. Systemic allergic reactions to RhoGAM (rho(d) immune globulin (human)) or MICRhoGAM (rho(d) immune globulin (human)) are extremely rare. There have been no reported fatalities due to anaphylaxis or any other cause related to RhoGAM (rho(d) immune globulin (human)) or MICRhoGAM (rho(d) immune globulin (human)) administration.
As with any Rho(D) Immune Globulin (Human), administration to patients who have received Rh-positive red blood cells may result in signs and symptoms of a hemolytic reaction, including fever, back pain, nausea and vomiting, hypo- or hypertension, hemoglobinuria/emia, elevated bilirubin and creatinine and decreased haptoglobin.
Read the Rhogam (rho(d) immune globulin (human)) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects »
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Last reviewed on RxList: 5/8/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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