VariZIG Side Effects
Generic Name: varicella zoster immune globulin
Note: This document contains side effect information about varicella zoster immune globulin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name VariZIG.
Some side effects of VariZIG may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to varicella zoster immune globulin: parenteral powder for injection
Side effects include:
Pain at injection site, headache, chills, rash, nausea.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to varicella zoster immune globulin: intramuscular powder for injection, intramuscular solution
Local side effects have included pain, redness and swelling at the injection site.
Hypersensitivity side effects have included angioneurotic edema and anaphylactic shock in less than 1 in 1,000 patients.
General side effects have included headache, chills, back pain and syncope.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea.
Dermatologic side effects have included rash.
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