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Anthrax immune globulin intravenous Side Effects

Applies to anthrax immune globulin intravenous: intravenous solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by anthrax immune globulin intravenous. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking anthrax immune globulin intravenous, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:

Incidence not known:
  • Agitation
  • back, leg, or stomach pains
  • bleeding gums
  • blurred vision
  • chills
  • coma
  • confusion
  • cough
  • dark urine
  • decreased urine output
  • depression
  • difficulty breathing
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  • fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  • fever
  • flushing or redness of the skin
  • general body swelling
  • headache
  • hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  • hoarseness
  • hostility
  • irritability
  • large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  • lethargy
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle twitching
  • nausea or vomiting
  • noisy breathing
  • nosebleeds
  • pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  • pale skin
  • rapid weight gain
  • redness of the skin
  • seizures
  • severe headaches of sudden onset
  • slow or irregular breathing
  • sore throat
  • stiff neck or back
  • stupor
  • sudden loss of coordination
  • sudden onset of shortness of breath for no apparent reason
  • sudden onset of slurred speech
  • sudden vision changes
  • sweating
  • swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  • tightness in the chest
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • unusually warm skin
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Minor Side Effects

Some of the side effects that can occur with anthrax immune globulin intravenous may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common:
  • Pain or swelling at the injection site

Not all side effects for anthrax immune globulin intravenous may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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