Which medications in the drug class Immune Globulins are used in the treatment of Tonsillitis and Peritonsillar Abscess?

Updated: Apr 06, 2020
  • Author: Udayan K Shah, MD, FACS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Immune Globulins

These agents are used to improve clinical aspects of the disease. It stimulates immune cells, reducing the severity of infection.

Immune globulin intravenous (Gammagard, Gamunex-C, Octagam)

Intravenous immune globulin is pooled human immune globulin. Because of a shortage of supply, it is reserved for use for severe infections. It should be used in accordance with institutional policies. Its use in the past was more common for various indications.


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