Atgam Side Effects
Generic Name: lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thy (equine)
Note: This document contains side effect information about lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thy (equine). Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Atgam.
For the Consumer
Applies to lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thy (equine): parenteral concentrate for injection
Side effects include:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thy (equine): intravenous solution
General side effects have included fever, chills, herpes simplex reactivation, localized infection, systemic infection, possible serum sickness, lymphadenopathy, post-cervical lymphadenopathy, tender lymph nodes and night sweats.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included rash, pruritus, urticaria, wheal, flare, toxic epidermal necrosis and wound dehiscence.[Ref]
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypertension, hypotension, tachycardia, congestive heart failure, edema, vasculitis and deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis, clotted A-V fistula, myocarditis, cardiac irregularity, bradycardia, renal artery thrombosis, and iliac vein obstruction.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included headache, dizziness, paresthesia, weakness or faintness, agitation/lethargy, listlessness, lightheadedness, seizures, malaise, confusion or disorientation, abnormal involuntary movement or tremor, possible encephalitis or post viral encephalopathy and rigidity.[Ref]
Local side effects have included pain at the infusion site.[Ref]
Renal side effects have included proteinuria.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included periorbital edema.[Ref]
Metabolic side effects have included hyperglycemia.[Ref]
Hepatic side effects have included hepatosplenomegaly.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Atgam (lymphocyte immune globulin, anti-thy (equine))." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.
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- Drug class: selective immunosuppressants