Hyperimmune egg is an egg from a hen that has been vaccinated against certain infectious diseases. The hen makes antibodies against these diseases. These antibodies pass into the hen's eggs. People remove the antibodies from the egg yolks and use them as medicine.
Hyperimmune egg is used for cystic fibrosis, a digestive tract infection that can lead to ulcers (Helicobacter pylori or H. pylori), diarrhea caused by rotavirus, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Antibodies contained in hyperimmune egg are thought to stimulate the immune system and help the body fight disease.
When taken by mouth: Hyperimmune egg is POSSIBLY SAFE for adults when used appropriately for up to 26 weeks. Some people may experience diarrhea, gas, and bloating.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if hyperimmune egg is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Children: Hyperimmune egg is POSSIBLY SAFE when used in children aged 2-24 months for up to 4 days.
Egg allergy: Hyperimmune egg is made from chicken eggs. There is some concern that people who are allergic to chicken eggs might also be allergic to hyperimmune egg products.
It is not known if this product interacts with any medicines. Before taking this product, talk with your health professional if you take any medications.
There are no known interactions with herbs and supplements.
There are no known interactions with foods.
The appropriate dose of hyperimmune egg depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for hyperimmune egg. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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