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Brand name: Intratect

Intratect is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) normal immunoglobulin. On this page you will find out more about Intratect, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: normal immunoglobulin

Information for medicine and pack size:
Intratect 1 g/20 mL injection solution, 20 mL vial

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Replacement therapy in. * Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases. * Symptomatic hypogammaglobulinaemia secondary to underlying disease or treatment. Immunomodulation. * Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, in adults or children at high risk of bleeding or prior to surgery to correct the platelet count.. * Guillain Barre syndrome. * Kawasaki disease.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Solution for infusion.The solution is clear to slightly opalescent and colourless to pale yellow 20 ml of solution in a vial.
Dosage Form Injection, intravenous infusion
Route of administration Intravenous Infusion
Medicine schedule
20 mL /1g/ Vial: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Vial
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Do not Freeze
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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