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Varicella-Zoster Ig/Maltose

What is Varizig used for?

This medication is used to help provide protection (antibodies) against a certain virus infection (varicella zoster) commonly known as chickenpox. It is used by certain people who have not been vaccinated or had the infection before and have had recent contact with someone infected with chickenpox. This medication is made from healthy human blood that has high levels of a certain substance (varicella zoster antibodies) which helps fight the infection. Routine vaccination is usually the best way to protect against infection.


Varicella-Zoster Ig/Maltose


Immune Deficiency
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Varizig Frequently Asked Questions

This medication may rarely cause serious blood clots (such as pulmonary embolism, stroke, heart attack, deep vein thrombosis). You may be at increased risk for blood clots if you are an older adult, are severely dehydrated, have a catheter in a vein close to your heart for administering medications, or have a history of blood clots, heart/blood vessel disease, heart failure, stroke, or if you are immobile (such as on very long plane flights or being bedridden). If you use estrogen-containing products, these may also increase your risk. Before receiving this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any of these conditions.

To decrease the risk of serious blood clots, drink enough fluids to make sure you are not dehydrated before receiving this medication. Get medical help right away if any of these symptoms occur: shortness of breath/rapid breathing, chest/jaw/left arm pain, unusual sweating, confusion, sudden dizziness/fainting, pain/swelling/warmth in the groin/calf, sudden/severe headaches, trouble speaking, weakness on one side of the body, or sudden vision changes.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Varizig Dosage and Form Information

125/1.2 Ml