Shingrix (Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin Human)

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Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin Human Information

VARICELLA-ZOSTER IMMUNE GLOBULIN (var uh SEL uh - ZOS ter i MYOON GLOB yoo lin) helps to reduce the severity of chickenpox infections in patients who are at risk. This medicine is collected from the pooled blood of many donors.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -bleeding disorder -diabetes -heart disease -high cholesterol -history of blood clots -IgA deficiency -low blood counts, like low white cell, platelet, or red cell counts -recently received or scheduled to receive a vaccine -an unusual or allergic reaction to varicella-zoster immune globulin, other immune globulins, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding

This medicine is for injection into a muscle. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for newborns for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

This does not apply.

-live virus vaccines

This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

This medicine is made from human blood. It may be possible to pass an infection in this medicine, but no cases have been reported. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medicine. This medicine can decrease the response to a vaccine. If you need to get vaccinated, tell your healthcare professional if you have received this medicine within the last 3 months. Extra booster doses may be needed. Talk to your doctor to see if a different vaccination schedule is needed. Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -shortness of breath, chest pain, swelling in a leg Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -chills -headache -pain, redness, or irritation at site where injected

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin (Human) Solution for injection