FAQs ABOUT GAMMAVEN 5GM
What is GAMMAVEN 5GM?
GAMMAVEN 5GM is an immunoglobulin (antibody) used to treat immune deficiency states and auto-immune diseases both in adults and in children (aged 0-18 years).
How to take GAMMAVEN 5GM?
GAMMAVEN 5GM should be used only under medical supervision. It will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously). During therapy with GAMMAVEN 5GM, your doctor will constantly monitor your health condition once in every 20 minutes to avoid unwanted reactions.
What are the uses of GAMMAVEN 5GM?
GAMMAVEN 5GM improves immune functions in patients having weak immune system. It can also be used to treat various inflammatory auto-immune disorders in both adults and in children.
Is GAMMAVEN 5GM injection safe?
GAMMAVEN 5GM should be used under medical supervision. It may cause few side effects like are nausea, vomiting, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, and body pains. To avoid this, your doctor will constantly monitor your health condition once in every 20 minutes while you are receiving GAMMAVEN 5GM.
What does GAMMAVEN 5GM do?
GAMMAVEN 5GM supports our immune system by supplementing our body with sufficient antibodies that are required to fight against various infections. It can also regulate the functions of immune system and reduces the risk of autoimmune disorders.
What are the precautions to be known before receiving GAMMAVEN 5GM?
Before receiving GAMMAVEN 5GM inform your doctor if you are deficient in a type of immunoglobulin called IgA. You must also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, kidney, or heart problems or if you are severely dehydrated as a precaution. Do not get yourself vaccinated with any viral vaccines (like MMR, chickenpox, or varicella) while receiving GAMMAVEN 5GM. Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any allergic reactions or severe headache with flushing and muscle pain while receiving GAMMAVEN 5GM.
Can I stop receiving GAMMAVEN 5GM by my own once the symptoms subside?
Do not stop taking GAMMAVEN 5GM without consulting your physician, as sudden discontinuation of GAMMAVEN 5GM may reduce your immune functions once again. If you feel better after receiving GAMMAVEN 5GM, it means that it is working for you. If you wish to stop GAMMAVEN 5GM, consult your doctor for advice.
How long does it take for GAMMAVEN 5GM to show its effects?
It may take a few weeks (3-5 weeks) for GAMMAVEN 5GM to show the results. However, this duration varies from patient to patient depending upon their health condition. Consult your doctor if you cannot see any improvement in your condition even after using GAMMAVEN 5GM for a prolonged period.