Ig G Pharmacology

Ig G

About Ig G
Glycoprotein(Antibody), immune serum, Antibody production stimulator.
Mechanism of Action of Ig G
ImmunoglobulinG or IgG is the major class of immunoglobulins found in the blood. This is an extract of human (donor) blood which contains antibodies to diseases e.g. hepatitis A, measles, mumps, and German measles (rubella).
Pharmacokinets of Ig G
Onset of Action for Ig G
Duration of Action for Ig G
Half Life of Ig G
Side Effects of Ig G
. Rash
2. Fever (pyrexia)
3. Chills
4. Itching (pruritis)
5. Redness around injection site
6. Hardening of skin around injection site
7. Increased heart rate (tachycardia)
8. Malaise
9. Pain and swelling at site of injection
Contra-indications of Ig G
1. Hyper sensitivity to it
2. Vaccination with a live vaccine (e.g. oral polio, MMR) at the same time or in the previous 3 weeks
3. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency
4. Thrombocytopenia
5. Coagulation disorder
Special Precautions while taking Ig G
Use with caution in patients with a history of prior systemic allergic reactions following the administration of human immunoglobulin preparations.
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Use with caution
Indications for Ig G
1. Preventing infection following burns injuries
2. Prevention of German measles following exposure in pregnancy
3. Prevention of Hepatitis A
4. Prevention of measles or reduction in measles symptoms following exposure in susceptible people 5. Reducing number and severity of infections in people with low levels of immunoglobulins in their blood
6. Agammaglobulinaemia/hypogammaglobulinaemia/dysgammaglobulinaemia
Interactions for Ig G
Typical Dosage for Ig G
Adults and children-
Hepatitis A:
Long term protection:0.06 mL/kg bodyweight
Short term protection: 0.03 mL/kg bodyweight
For prophylaxis long term, the injections should be given 5 monthly but serological checks should be made to assess if active immunity has developed.
The following doses of Normal Immunoglobulin are recommended for persons who plan
to travel in areas where hepatitis A is common
Length of stay <3 months- 0.03 mL/kg bodyweight
3 months or longer - 0.06 mL/kg bodyweight (repeat every 4-6 months)
Institutional contacts- 0.06 mL/kg bodyweight. Staff in institutions where hepatitis is endemic- A large dose (0.06 mL/kg bodyweight)
should be given at the time of employment, and this should be repeated at six-monthly
intervals if the risk persists.
Measles- 0.2 mL/kg bodyweight for prevention.
Poliomyelitis- 0.3 mL/kg bodyweight.
Hypogammaglobulinaemia- 0.6 mL/kg bodyweight at intervals of one month. An additional dose should be given during the first month of treatment
Schedule of Ig G
Storage Requirements for Ig G
Store at 2?C to 8?C (Refrigerate. Do not freeze). Protect from light
Effects of Missed Dosage of Ig G
Effects of Overdose of Ig G
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment

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