Varicella-Zoster Immune Globulin, VZIG

Category: Immune System



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VZV (varicella zoster virus) globulin or VZV antibodies is an immune system medication that is used mostly for immunosuppressed patients who have been or may be exposed to the varicella zoster virus. It shortens the course of cutaneous disease and may protect against its dissemination.[1] Varicella zoster virus is a human herpes virus that causes chickenpox, shingles, Ramsay Hunt syndrome type II, and postherpetic neuralgia. Unlike a Zoster vaccine which provides durable immu...

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Varicella-Zoster Immune Globulin, VZIG
  • Injection: 125unit
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