What is cutaquig?
Cutaquig is a liquid medicine for infusion that contains immunoglobulin G (IgG), which are proteins that help fight infection. Regular use of cutaquig will help your body to fight bacteria and viruses that cause infections.
It can be infused at home weekly—by yourself or your caretaker—after proper training. Cutaquig can also be administered by a trained healthcare provider.
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How is cutaquig made?
Subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) therapy such as cutaquig is made from human plasma, which is collected from healthy U.S. donors. Cutaquig is produced under FDA guidelines that include:
Screening plasma donors for certain viruses and other diseases
Testing the collected plasma to help ensure it is disease free
Removing certain viruses when cutaquig is manufactured
What are the possible side effects of CUTAQUIG?
The most common side effects that may occur with cutaquig are:
- Infusion site reactions
- Skin abrasion
One or more of the following possible side effects may occur at the site of infusion; these may go away within a few hours and are less likely after the first few infusions:
- Mild or moderate pain
These are not all the possible side effects. If you experience any side effects, tell your healthcare provider.
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