What are the side effects of hepatitis B immune globulin?

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In rare cases, hepatitis B immune globulin may cause a severe allergic reaction that leads to difficulty breathing, swelling in the face or throat and hives. If you develop these symptoms after getting a hepatitis B immune globulin injection, get medical attention right away. Other serious side effects of hepatitis B immune globulin may include increased blood pressure, seizure, severe headaches and stomach pain. Hepatitis B immune globulin may cause less severe side effects, including tiredness, tremors, headaches, nausea, diarrhea, chills, fever, back pain or pain at the injection site. Other side effects may be possible, so talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop after getting a hepatitis B immune globulin injection.

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