Hizentra is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) normal immunoglobulin. On this page you will find out more about Hizentra, 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
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Hizentra 10 g/50 mL injection solution, 50 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.
What this medicine is for
Hizentra is indicated in adults and children for replacement therapy in: Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PID) and Symptomatic hypogammaglobulinaemia secondary to underlying disease or treatment.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear and pale-yellow or light-brown solution; during storage it may show formation of slight turbidity or a small amount of particulate matter|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Subcutaneous|
50 mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Freeze,Protect from Light|
|Life time||30 Months|
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.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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