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Cutaquig is a treatment
for adults and pediatric patients aged 2 years and older with primary immunodeficiency (PI) disease

Mom and child

What is cutaquig?

Cutaquig is a liquid medicine for infusion that contains immunoglobulin G (IgG), which is a protein that helps fight infection. Regular use of cutaquig will help your body to fight bacteria and viruses that cause infections.

It can be infused at home either every-other-week, weekly, a few days per week, or daily—by yourself or a caregiver after proper training. Cutaquig con also be administered by a specialized healthcare provider.

How is cutaquig made?

Subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) therapy such as cutaquig is made from human plasma, which is collected from healthy donors. Cutaquig is produced under FDA guidelines that include:

Screening plasma donors for certain viruses and other diseases

Testing the collected plasma to ensure it is disease free

Removing certain viruses when cutaquig is manufactured

No serious bacterial infections

In a year-long clinical study, 75 adult and pediatric patients treated with cutaquig experienced no serious bacterial infections

What are the possible side effects of CUTAQUIG?

The most common side effects that may occur in adult patients taking cutaquig are:

  • Infusion site reactions
  • Headache
  • Dermatitis
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Back Pain
  • Arthralgia

The most common side effects that may occur in people aged younger than 17 who are taking cutaquig are:

  • Infusion site reactions
  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Vomiting

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
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Itching

These are not all the possible side effects. If you experience any side effects, tell your healthcare provider.

You are encouraged to report side effects of prescription drugs to Pfizer Inc. at 1-800-438-1985 or to the FDA. Visit, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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