BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable)

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BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) Drug and Prescription Information

BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable)

BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) Medication Classification


BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) Brandname

BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) is used for the Treatment

Botulism Immune Globulin Treats an infection called infant botulism in infants under 1 year of age. Botulism is a type of food poisoning caused by a bacteria that lives in soil and in contaminated food. The bacteria (toxin) gets into the body when a person eats infected food. Then the toxin grows inside the intestines and causes illness.

When To Not Use BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable)

Your child should not receive this medicine if he or she has had an allergic reaction to any type of immune globulin. This would include medicines given after a kidney transplant. Other types of immune globulin include Respigam®, RhoGam®, BabyRho®, or immune globulins to prevent hepatitis, tetanus, or chickenpox.

How Should You Use BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable)

Proper BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) Storage

Store BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Vaccines and other shots may not work as well if your child receives them during treatment with botulism immune globulin. This effect may last up to 5 months. Talk to your child's doctor about the best immunization schedule for your baby.

BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) Warnings

  • Make sure your child's doctor knows if the baby has diabetes or kidney disease.
  • This medicine is made from human blood products. Many people are worried about getting AIDS, hepatitis, or West Nile Virus from a blood transfusion. The risk of this happening is rare. Blood banks test all donated blood for AIDS, hepatitis, and West Nile Virus.
  • Children may get botulism from eating honey, but most people can eat honey safely without getting infected. Babies are more likely to get infected from eating honey because their intestines are more sensitive to the bacteria.
  • Do not feed honey to any child under the age of 12 months. Do not use honey on a bottle nipple or pacifier to make the baby take it easier. Do not put honey on your nipples if you are breast feeding your baby. Even a small amount of honey could cause the baby to develop botulism.

BOTULISM IMMUNE GLOBULIN (Injection) (Injectable) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your child's face or hands, swelling or tingling in his mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
  • Fewer than 8 wet diapers in one full day.
  • Increased sensitivity to light.
  • Lightheadedness or fainting.
  • Neck stiffness, nausea, vomiting.
  • Severe drowsiness, fussiness, or crying.
  • Trouble breathing or swallowing.
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Chills, fever, or pain.
  • Mild skin rash.
  • Snoring or noisy breathing.

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