Rhoclone 300 mcg injection is used to prevent rh d negative women of child-bearing age, becoming sensitized (reactive) to rh d positive red blood cells, to protect a rh d positive baby’s red blood cells either during the current pregnancy or, more particularly, in future pregnancies.
How it works:
Anti-rh d immunoglobulin belongs to class of drugs called immunoglobulin. It removes or nullifies any fetal rhesus-d positive red blood cells that enter the rhesus-d negative maternal blood stream during childbirth, abortion, or any accident or intervention during pregnancy which might lead to bleeding across the placenta.
Common side effects:
Fever, headache, injection site tenderness, injection site pain, feeling of discomfort.