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Octagam

Human normal immunoglobulin

 

  • Composition
    Each mL of solution contains the following active pharmaceutical ingredient:
    Octagam 5 %: 47. 5 mg of Human normal immunoglobulin.
    Octagam 10 %: 95. 0 mg of Human normal immunoglobulin.

  • Indications
    - Replacement therapy in patients who do not have sufficient own antibodies.
    - Patients with innate antibody deficiency (primary immunodeficiency syndromes : agammaglobulInemia and congenital hypogammaglobulinemia, common variable immunodeficiencies and severe combined immunodeficiencies).
    - Patients with blood diseases that cause a lack of antibodies and recurrent infections (myeloma or chronic lymphatic leukaemia with severe secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia and recurrent infections).
    - Children with congenital AIDS who have repeated bacterial infections.

  • Contraindications
    - Allergy to human normal immunoglobulin or to any other component of Octagam.
    - Deficiency of A immunoglobulin A (IgA deficiency) with antibodies against IgA.

  • Presentation
    Octagam 5 %: box containing one infusion bottle of 20, 50, 100 or 200 mL.
    Octagam 10 %: box containing one infusion bottle of 20, 50, 100 or 200 mL.