Diseases and ConditionsImmune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Pediatric Diseases and ConditionsHemolytic Disease of the Newborn
High-Risk Newborn Blood Disorders
RhO [D] IMMUNE GLOBULIN (i MYOON GLOB yoo lin) is used to treat idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). This medicine is used in RhO negative mothers who are pregnant with a RhO positive child. It is also used after a transfusion of RhO positive blood into a RhO negative person.
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:
low levels of immunoglobulin A in the body
an unusual or allergic reaction to human immune globulin, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This medicine is for injection into a muscle or into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. This medicine is not approved for use in children.
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.
It is important not to miss your dose. Call your doctor or health care professional if you are unable to keep an appointment.
live virus vaccines, like measles, mumps, or rubella
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. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medicine.
This medicine may interfere with live virus vaccines. Before you get live virus vaccines tell your health care professional if you have received this medicine within the past 3 months.
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
chest pain or tightness
yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
pain and tenderness 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.