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... Just in case you decided against the IVIG treatment I wanted to let you know that most insurance companies will cover the infusions if your doctor recommends it and gives proof that you need it. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, My degerative disc disease is in a major flare up but would like to chat more with you when I'm able :) I too have sjogrens and secondary adrenal insuff, I'll tell you what kind of dr's I have when i write again. Maybe you can give me some advice on how to get them all to talk, I also think I need a blood dr for no one knows why my viens are collasping and or clogging.... (6 replies)
... I get IVIG infusions every month, two days in a row. ... (10 replies)

... Infusion speed is VERY individual. If you did it in 3 hours with NO ill effects after, then 3 hours is fine for you. Personally, it took me all day, I could never get over about 100-125 ml/hr and it was about a 6 hour day. If I went any faster I ended up sick as a dog, spinal migraine etc. I know others, I call them speed demons, who are in & out in a couple of hours and... (10 replies)
... The rate of infusion is EXTREMELY important and makes a huge difference on how you feel during and after. IMO an infusion should last at least 5 hours. For me personally, I get infused at a rate of 120ml per hour. ... (10 replies)
... Yes!! the rate of the infusion makes a difference. First of all allow me to encourage you to do your homework on what ever you are being given. ... (10 replies)
... Usually takes 6 months to a year (10 replies)
... Thanks for all the replies folks! I think things are going fairly well in infusion land. I had my 5th infusion yesterday. It went pretty well. A new nurse is giving them now. ... (10 replies)
... with a lot of premeds. The less the better. Many patients have more problems with the premeds than they do with the IG drug. Sometimes a bag of saline before the infusion to increase hydration will solve the problem without drugs. There are several other things to try before you think you need heavy duty premeds forever. ... (10 replies)
... hr with zero side effects. If you are experincing what I call a "spinal" migraine that nothing would work on than your infusion was WAY too fast. ... (10 replies)
... The third infusion was the same 3 hours. Afterwards I rushed to get all sorts of stuff done before the migraines set in. They didn't come! ... (10 replies)
... i think if it was slower- you'd have less effects. My first infusion was 7 hours- but i had a reaction and it was stopped for a time. now it's like 4-5 hours- but i still get a massive headache/ (10 replies)
... The allergist told me the infusion would last 5 to 6 hours. ... (10 replies)
... I have been getting it for 26 years and never had a problem with it until my health has gotten worse in the past 6 months. Slowing the infusion down will help. they call it an aseptic meningitis headache caused by the IVIG and it takes time to process and attach itself into your body. ... (5 replies)
... I started IVIG a little over 2 years ago for CIDP. The side effects to my first two treatments were so extreme I considered quiting. ... (0 replies)
... I have been receiving IVIG treatments for just over 2 years. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I came across your message while searching for a doctor to treat my CVID in Houston. You mentioned that you like your doctor. Does she have lots of experience with CVID? What do you like about her? Would you be willing to share her name with me so that I can see her as well? (91 replies)
... n home with a special nurse that comes to you and teaches you how to do it. They are trained for this sort of thing. I switched to subq after all the drama with IVIG and now have little to no reactions what so ever. Its a wonderful option for those of us who don't tolerate IVIG well. ... (91 replies)
... I have been getting IGG infusion for the past 5 years and had bad reactions quite a number of times when they tried to speed it up. ... (91 replies)
... My blood pressure always drops quite low also. One thing my immunologist won't budge on though is the infusion rate. I get mine at 60, and it is definitely an all day affair. But I have realized, that at 60, the side effects are very minimal....for me atleast. ... (91 replies)

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