Which medications in the drug class Immune Globulins are used in the treatment of Frostbite?

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Bobak Zonnoor , MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Immune Globulins

Immunizing agents are used to treat any person with a wound that might be contaminated with tetanus spores. Patients who may not have been immunized against Clostridium tetani products should receive tetanus immune globulin.

Tetanus immune globulin (TIG) (Hyper Tet, HyperTET S/D, TIG)

Tetanus immune globulin is used for passive immunization of any person not been previously vaccinated for tetanus who has a wound that may be contaminated with tetanus spores


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