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Dosing Decrease to 1.0 mL/kg (50 mg/kg) and Expiration Date Extension for Botulism Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) (BIG-IV) by FDA Posted Wed 25 Sep 2013 8:11am Important Notification   This is to provide you with important information regarding Botulism Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) (BIG-IV), commonly referred to as BabyBIG®.  BabyBIG® is indicated for treatment of infant botulism caused by toxin types A or B in patients below one year of age.  This pr ... Read on »
URGENT - Voluntary Market Withdrawal of Octagam [Immune Globulin Intravenous (human)] 5% Liquid Preparation by FDA Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 12:49pm DATE Market Withdrawal INITIATED: August 20, 2010 PRODUCT / LOT NUMBER/ Expiration date: OCTAGAM [Immune Globulin Intravenous (human)] 5% Liquid Preparation Lot Number Expiration Date Vial Size (gms) A002B8431 1/11/2012 5 A004A8431 1/27/2012 10 A004B8431 ... Read on »
Octagam (Immune Globulin Intravenous (human)) 5% Liquid Preparation: Market Withdrawal - Risk of Thromboembolic Events by FDA Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 8:00am [Posted 08/25/2010] AUDIENCE: Risk Manager, Hematology, Pharmacy ISSUE: Octapharma USA Inc. initiated a voluntary market withdrawal of selected lots of Octagam [Immune Globulin Intravenous (human)] 5% Liquid Preparation as a result of an increased number of reported thromboembolic events, some of which were seriou ... Read on »
BIVIGAM Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10 Percent Liquid, 100 mL Sterile Vial: Recall - Visible Particles Observed by FDA Posted Fri 05 Apr 2013 9:55am [Posted 04/05/2013] AUDIENCE: Risk Manager, Infectious Disease, Health Professional ISSUE: During a routine annual reserve inspection, visible particles were observed in lot number 120016 (Expiration Date: March 31, 2014) of BIVIGAM Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10% Liquid. Biotest is voluntari ... Read on »
GammaGard Liquid, Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) by FDA Posted Fri 04 Jun 2010 1:30pm Audience: Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics [Posted 06/04/2010] ISSUE: Baxter BioScience and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a market withdrawal being conducted as a precautionary measure due to an increased number of adverse event reports of allergic reactions associated with two lots of the product ... Read on »
Safety and Effectiveness of Immune Globulin Intravenous (IGIV 10%) for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Alzheimer´s Disease by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 10:01pm The Gammaglobulin Alzheimer’s Partnership Study (GAP)has added six new sites to its clinical trial. The purpose of this study is to determine whether IGIV, 10% treatment, administered at two different doses for 9 and 18 months, results in a significantly slower rate of decline of dementia symptoms in subjects with mild to moderate Alzhei ... Read on »
Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIg) -- Phase 3 Clinical Trial by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Mar 2010 10:17am This Phase III double-blind, placebo-controlled study, called GAP (Gammaglobulin Alzheimer's Partnership) Study is further examining the safety, effectiveness and tolerability of IVIg in mild to moderate AD patients. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room GAP is recruiting 360 participants at approximately 38 sites natio ... Read on »
Congenital Rubella Syndrome: a Novel Form of Mercury Poisoning? by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 3:25pm I considered titling this: A peak into the upcoming book “Age of Autism?” as this seems to show us the sorts of arguments that will be made in that book. One of the known environmental causes of autism is Congenital Rubella Syndrome , or CRS. This was discussed as part of a presentation to the IACC, What Causes Autism? The Case for an E ... Read on »
Johnson & Johnson Clears Their Own Product of Autism Link by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:22pm (as you read keep in mind Big Tobacco's claims of "no link to lung cancer") I am sure that if you have viewed a news source this week you have seen that mercury in vaccines has once again been cleared of any link to autism. Articles also state, "Shows over, nothing to see here, move along now... the grown ups need to talk." This study ... Read on »