VIG (Vaccinia Immune Globulin) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • CDC INDICATIONS: inadvertent inoculation (extensive lesions or some ocular implantations), eczema vaccinatum, generalized vaccinia (if severe or recurrent), progressive vaccinia
  • NOT RECOMMENDED: prophylaxis against smallpox vaccination adverse event, accidental implantation (mild instances), generalized vaccinia (mild or limited - most instances), eerythema multiforme, encephalitis post-vaccination (not effective), vaccinia keratitis (may produce severe corneal opacities).

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Last updated: February 1, 2015

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TY - ELEC T1 - VIG (Vaccinia Immune Globulin) ID - 540587 A1 - Pham,Paul,Pharm.D. AU - Bartlett,John,M.D. Y1 - 2015/02/01/ PB - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540587/all/VIG__Vaccinia_Immune_Globulin_ ER -