CytoGam Side Effects
Generic name: cytomegalovirus immune globulin
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 22, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about cytomegalovirus immune globulin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name CytoGam.
For the Consumer
Applies to cytomegalovirus immune globulin: parenteral injection for iv infusion
Side effects include:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to cytomegalovirus immune globulin: intravenous solution
The most common adverse events were flushing, chills, muscle cramps, back pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, arthralgia, and wheezing. Such reactions are most often related to infusion rates.[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Decrease in blood pressure
Frequency not reported: Flushing
Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting
Postmarketing reports: Hepatic dysfunction[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Chills, muscle cramps, back pain, arthralgia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Wheezing
Postmarketing reports: Fever, rigors[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Oliguria, anuria requiring dialysis
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Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Cytogam (cytomegalovirus immune globulin)." CSL Behring (2002):
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