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IV Immune Globulin

Indications

For further information please see the CHR Guidelines for Transfusion.

Availability

Subject to CBS supply. Provided as 10% concentration.

Ordering

Request total grams to be given rounded to the nearest 5g.

Notes

Allow time for reconstitution of Gamagard S/D. The history form, Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) History Form -TM2038, needs to be completed for the initial request of IVIG when patients have not previously recieved IVIG. For administration information, see the related IVIG chart:

AHS - Adult IVIG Infusion Rate Table http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/wf/lab/wf-lab-clin-tm-adult-rate-ivig.pdf

AHS - Pediatric IVIG Infusion Rate Table http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/wf/lab/wf-lab-clin-tm-ped-rate-ivig.pdf