HIZENTRA(R) (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous [Human] 20% Liquid) Receives Orphan-Drug Exclusivity for the Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
First and only subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) approved for maintenance therapy in CIDP qualifies for marketing exclusivity KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 9, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Global biotherapeutics leader CSL Behring ann... Biopharmaceuticals, Neurology, FDA CSL Behring, HIZENTRA, Immune Globulin, Demyelinating Polyn (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A severe shortage hits a drug used for cancer, immune disorders, epilepsy, causing canceled treatments and rationing
Increased demand — along with the time it takes to manufacture the lifesaving immune globulin medicine — has led to limited supplies. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Holly Rosenkrantz Source Type: news

Massachusetts Man Who Helped With Baby Raccoons May Need Rabies Treatment
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials are requesting the public’s help in finding a man from Massachusetts to assess his risk for rabies after he came into contact with baby raccoons. Health officials say the man was in Conway at about 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 and stopped to help someone remove two baby raccoons on Route 16 between North Bald Hill Thorn Hill roads. The raccoons were brought to a wildlife rehabilitation center, where one died and was identified to have rabies. The other didn’t have rabies. Health officials said Friday the man, who drove a dark pickup truck with oversized tires and ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Offbeat Syndicated CBSN Boston New Hampshire News Rabies raccoons Source Type: news

BayRab (Rabies Immune Globulin (Human) Solvent/Detergent Treated) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 9, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Xembify (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous, Human – klhw Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 30, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Xembify (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous, Human – klhw Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 11, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA OKs Immunoglobulin Xembify for Primary Immunodeficiencies FDA OKs Immunoglobulin Xembify for Primary Immunodeficiencies
Xembify is a 20% immune globulin solution for subcutaneous injection indicated to treat primary immunodeficiencies in patients aged 2 years and older.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 6, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves Xembify (immune globulin subcutaneous) for Primary Immunodeficiencies
Barcelona, July 4, 2019.- Grifols, a leading global producer of plasma-derived medicines, announced today that Xembify, its new 20% subcutaneous immunoglobulin, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Xembify is used to... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

WinRho SDF ([Rh (D) Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)] (WinRho SDF) Solution for Injection ) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 17, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Customers At Rockport Fish Shack May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A
ROCKPORT (CBS) – Officials at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health are warning customers of Ray Moore’s Fish Shack in Rockport that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A. An employee who worked at the restaurant from April 21-May 12 has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. Customers who dined during that time on cold or uncooked items such as salad, breads (including rolls and hot dog and hamburger buns), cold desserts, fruit or vegetable garnishes, condiments such as pickles and onions, chips and beverages containing ice should contact a doctor to receive treatment for possible exposure to hepatitis A...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Hepatitis A Rockport News Source Type: news

Asceniv (Immune Globulin Intravenous, Human - slra for Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 18, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Asceniv (Immune Globulin Intravenous, Human - slra for Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 17, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Asceniv (immune globulin intravenous, human) for Primary Humoral Immunodeficiency
RAMSEY, N.J. and BOCA RATON, Fla., April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADMA Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADMA) (“ADMA” or the“Company”), a vertically integrated commercial biopharmaceutical and specialty immunoglobulin company... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Anthrasil (Anthrax Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), Sterile Solution for Infusion) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 28, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Anthrasil (Anthrax Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), Sterile Solution for Infusion) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Update: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Hepatitis A Vaccine for Postexposure Prophylaxis and for Preexposure Prophylaxis for International Travel
Postexposure prophylaxis with hepatitis A vaccine or immune globulin effectively prevents infection with hepatitis A virus when administered within 2 weeks of exposure. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Tags: Hepatitis Hepatitis A MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Travelers' Health Vaccines Source Type: news

Vivaglobin (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human)) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 14, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Drug For Hepatitis A And Measles Exposure
GamaSTAN ®, is the only immune globulin product available in the United States to protect against hepatitis A virus (HAV) and measles after exposure, the company said. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA Clears New Immune Globulin for Measles, Hep A, Exposure FDA Clears New Immune Globulin for Measles, Hep A, Exposure
GamaSTAN (immune globulin [human]) is for prophylaxis following exposure to hepatitis A and prevention of measles in susceptible individuals exposed fewer than 6 days previously.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Formulation of HepA Immune Globulin
(MedPage Today) -- Product also offers post-exposure prophylaxis against measles (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Privigen (Immune Globulin Intravenous) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 31, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Rhophylac (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 31, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hizentra (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human) Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 26, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Carimune (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) Nanofiltered Lyophilized Preparation) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

HepaGam B (Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human)) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

BabyBIG (Botulism Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) (BIG-IV) for Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

BabyBIG (Botulism Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) (BIG-IV) for Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 2, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Hizentra(R) (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous [Human] 20% Liquid) for the Treatment of Patients With Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
First and only subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) approved for the treatment of CIDP based on the largest controlled clinical study in CIDP KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 16, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Global biotherapeutics leader ... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA CSL Behring, Hizentra, Immune Globulin, CIDP (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gammaked (Immune Globulin (Human), 10% Caprylate/Chromatography Purified Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - March 16, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Hizentra (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous [Human] 20% Liquid) for the Treatment of Patients With Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – March 16, 2018 – Global biotherapeutics leader CSL Behring today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Hizentra (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous [Human] 20% Liquid) as the first and only... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - March 16, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

A diagnosis you can ’t afford to miss
4 out of 5 stars Antibody-Mediated Encephalitis. Dalmau J, Graus F. N Engl J Med 2018 Mar 1;378:840-851. Reference TPR has posted before about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, a must-know, can’t-miss, humbling diagnosis that is distressingly easy to overlook. Although it is not a toxicologic condition, all toxicologists and emergency physicians should be thoroughly familiar with its presentation and clinical course. Let me explain why. NMDAR encephalitis often begins with behavioral changes, mood swings, and memory deficits in relatively young patients. According to this somewhat technical but excellent review, ...
Source: The Poison Review - March 2, 2018 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical anbitody-mediated encephalitis anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis brain on fire diagnosis Source Type: news

Potential Confounding of Diagnosis of Rabies in Patients with Recent Receipt of Intravenous Immune Globulin
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Grifols HyperRAB(R) (rabies immune globulin [human]) 300 IU/mL Receives FDA Approval to Treat Patients Exposed to Rabies Virus Infection
Innovative new formulation delivers higher concentration of anti-rabies virus antibodies per mL at wound site compared to other rabies immune globulin products on the market Reduced volume of medication offers potential for fewer injections for patients... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Grifols, HyperRAB, rabies immune globulin, Rabies Virus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flebogamma (Immune Globulin (Human) Intravenous Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 12, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Bivigam (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10%) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 30, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Rhogam (Rho(D) Immune Globulin (Human)) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 7, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Atgam (Lymphocyte immune globulin) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 27, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Privigen OK'd for Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
(MedPage Today) -- The intravenous immune globulin was effective in two phase III studies (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - September 15, 2017 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Updated Dosing Instructions for Immune Globulin (Human) GamaSTAN S/D for Hepatitis A Virus Prophylaxis
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 14, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

CSL Behring Announces FDA Approval of Privigen [Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10% Liquid] for the Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) in Adults
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — 14 September 2017 -- Global biotherapeutics leader CSL Behring today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Privigen® [Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10% Liquid] for the treatment of... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - September 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kedrab (Rabies Immune Globulin Solution for Intramuscular Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 13, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Clears Immune Globulin Kedrab for Rabies Treatment FDA Clears Immune Globulin Kedrab for Rabies Treatment
The plasma-derived human rabies immune globulin should be given immediately after contact with a rabid or possibly rabid animal, concurrently with a full course of rabies vaccine.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves KedRAB [rabies immune globulin (Human)] for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis of Rabies Infection
Fort Lee, NJ/Rehovot, Israel – August 25, 2017 - Kedrion Biopharma and Kamada Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: KMDA), two leading human-derived protein therapeutics companies, today announced that KedRAB™ [rabies immune globulin (Human)] has received U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - August 26, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gammaplex (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 5% Liquid ) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

VIGIV (Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 27, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gamunex-C (Immune Globulin Injection (Human) 10% Caprylate/Chromatography Purified]) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 8, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gamunex (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) 10%) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 8, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gammagard Liquid
(Source: What's New at CBER)
Source: What's New at CBER - March 2, 2017 Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: news

Gammagard Liquid (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) 10%) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gammagard (Immune Globulin) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news