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BayHep B Side Effects

Generic name: hepatitis b immune globulin

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 30, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about hepatitis b immune globulin. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name BayHep B.

Applies to hepatitis b immune globulin: solution.

Serious side effects of BayHep B

Along with its needed effects, hepatitis b immune globulin (the active ingredient contained in BayHep B) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hepatitis b immune globulin:


Incidence not known

Other side effects of BayHep B

Some side effects of hepatitis b immune globulin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Less common

Incidence not known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to hepatitis b immune globulin: injectable solution, intramuscular solution.


Common (1% to 10%): Hypotension

Postmarketing reports: Sinus tachycardia[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Anaphylactoid reaction, hypersensitivity[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Nausea

Postmarketing reports: Abdominal pain upper, lipase increased[Ref]

Nervous system

Postmarketing reports: Dizziness, headache[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Chills, feeling cold, influenza like illness, pyrexia[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Back pain[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Transaminases increased[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Dyspnea[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Cold sweat[Ref]


1. (2022) "Product Information. HepaGam B (hepatitis B immune globulin)." Cangene bioPharma, Inc.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.