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What is Rhophylac?

What is Rhophylac?

Rhophylac 1 Rhophylac contains RHo (D) immune globulin. 2 Important information. You should not receive Rhophylac if you have immune globulin A (IgA)… 3 Before taking this medicine. Rhophylac is often used during and after pregnancy. 4 Rhophylac is injected into a muscle or a vein.

What is the difference between Rhophylac and Rho (D) immune globulin?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 12, 2019. Rhophylac contains RHo (D) immune globulin. RHo (D) immune globulin is a sterilized solution made from human blood. Rh is a substance that most people have in their blood (Rh positive) but some people don’t (Rh negative).

How is Rhophylac administered for suppression of Rh isoimmunization?

For suppression of Rh isoimmunization, Rhophylac can be administered IM or IV. Consider IV administration if reaching the muscle is of concern. Rhophylac is indicated to raise platelet counts in Rho(D)-positive, non-splenectomized adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

What are the contraindications for Rhophylac?

Rhophylac is contraindicated in individuals with known anaphylactic or severe systemic reaction to human immune globulin products. Rhophylac is contraindicated in IgA-deficient patients with antibodies to IgA and a history of hypersensitivity to Rhophylac or any of its components.

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