What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
This medicine is made from human plasma, and there is a small risk that it may contain certain types of viruses or bacteria. All products are processed to kill most viruses and bacteria. If you have questions concerning the risk of infections, discuss them with your doctor or health care professional.
Interactions with Medications
Along with its needed effects, a medicine 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:
bloody or cloudy urine
body aches or pain
difficult, burning, or painful urination
difficulty with breathing
frequent urge to urinate
loss of voice
lower back or side pain
unusual tiredness or weakness
Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
cough producing mucus
difficult or labored breathing
feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheadedness
flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
general feeling of discomfort or illness
loss of appetite
muscle aches and pains
pounding in the ears
rapid weight gain
slow or fast heartbeat
tightness in the chest
tingling of the hands or feet
unusual weight gain or loss
Incidence not known
difficulty with swallowing
dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
itching, puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
Some side effects 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:
Feeling of warmth
muscle or bone pain
pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.