VIG (Vaccinia Immune Globulin)

Edina Avdic, Pharm.D., Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
Pediatric Dosing Author: Lisa Hutchins, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Treatment of complications due to vaccinia vaccination: eczema vaccinatum, severe generalized vaccinia, progressive vaccinia, vaccinia infections in individuals who have skin conditions, and aberrant infections induced by vaccinia virus (except in cases of isolated keratitis)
    • It is not indicated for isolated vaccinia keratitis or postvaccinial encephalitis or the treatment of smallpox disease.

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Treatment of complications due to vaccinia vaccination: eczema vaccinatum, severe generalized vaccinia, progressive vaccinia, vaccinia infections in individuals who have skin conditions, and aberrant infections induced by vaccinia virus (except in cases of isolated keratitis)
    • It is not indicated for isolated vaccinia keratitis or postvaccinial encephalitis or the treatment of smallpox disease.

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Last updated: November 8, 2019