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... I was diagnosed with CVID in December 2014 after years of illness. I had been diagnosed in 2004 with sarcoidosis as well. I started treatment using HyQvia, which is a subQ treatment. I have been ramping up and got my 3rd treatment on January 16th. ... (0 replies)
... The side effects are nearly zero and you being that the product is stored in the fat cells, you dont have that "crashing" feeling around week 3 or 4 after IVIG. ... (10 replies)
... kes a difference. First of all allow me to encourage you to do your homework on what ever you are being given. I am very well informed on what I am given and the side effects. Those infusion nurse will rush that medication in you, just to get you out of there. ... (10 replies)

... Infusion speed makes a HUGE difference if you are having side effects. ... (10 replies)
... am. Being a night owl this is really not my preference, but nothing to be done. She is the queen Bee. She said the treatment only needed to be 3 hours long. She came in and checked my vitals at regular intervals and said I was doing well. I napped some during the treatment. ... (10 replies)
... I have recently had my first round of IVIg treatments and suffered the same effects you did. I had a headache almost immediately and after 10 days still have it. I was given fiorcet and vicodin which only lessened it but never got rid of it. ... (5 replies)
... This sounds like a very normal side effect of IVIG. Most people are usually told they will get flu like symptoms. There are some things you can do to mitigate the side effects though. ... (1 replies)
... So my immunologist put me on a 6 month trial of IVIG to see if I respond well and it keeps me from getting sick this winter. ... (5 replies)
... My daughter recieved an IVIG treatment for Kawaski disease On May 2nd of this year.She reacted awful.She started running a fever throwing up lathargic. ... (13 replies)
... 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)
... eks off work. My pulmonologist checked me and found all my IgG levels low and referred me to an infectious disease specialist. She did more tests and said I need IVIG therapy every 6 to 8 weeks. ... (1 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. I had the worst headache you can imagine for 4 days, along with a stiff neck. ... (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)
... Subq has VERY few side effects if any for most people. Common settings are at dr. ... (91 replies)
... HealthBoards....just found it! Wow, what great information and sharing of stories. I am 43, and was just diagnosed with CVID a year ago. I have been receiving IVIG for over a year now. I have looked and looked for information about IVIG infusions, and have never been very successful finding much information. ... (91 replies)
... The ivig went great....so I'm thinking that we'll stick with that for now especially since the nurses said that the third treatment will go more quickly. ... (5 replies)
... I've been on IVig for over 25 years and have teenagers with CVID. ... (5 replies)
... I was on IVIG for a little over 2 years and have now moved to SubQ. I went through 4 different brands of the stuff before I found one that I had NO side effects with. ... (4 replies)
... Remember to drink eight glasses of water a day for hydration before starting the IVIg treatment and continuing this a month after the last IVIg infusion. Some doctors recommend to take a baby aspirin to prevent thrombophelebitis. ... (8 replies)


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