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... 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)
... I have immunoglobulin anemia as well as ITP, so I have had IVIG several times and I think it depends on the brand of IVIG you are getting and how your body reacts to it. The last time I had IVIG, it was pretty easy, and they pretreated me with Benedryl and Tylenol. ... (91 replies)
... I too get sick after infusion. I get IVIg 3 days per month for Polymyositis. They never infuse at a rate higher than 190 and I still get severe migrains hours after the final infusion. ... (91 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)
... I hope my story will show you that you're not alone in what you've been experiencing with IVIG, and - more important - that there is a far less toxic alternative!! So here it is: After being diagnosed with PI more than a decade ago, I, too, started IVIG, first every 28 days, then every 21 - and I, too, had horrific reactions: fever, severe flulike symptoms, hallucinations,... (91 replies)
... The allergist told me the infusion would last 5 to 6 hours. ... (10 replies)
... I received IVIG gammaglobulin since sept 2005 till august 2010 receiving monthly infusions. ... (6 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... ld think it would be greatly recommended to get your child an IEP. Likely he will not feel well for at least a day after the infusions and, if he is on a 4 week infusion schedule he may suffer fatigue and infections during the 4th week because IVIG has a 3 week half life. That means he is at his lowest on the 4th week. ... (5 replies)
... The ivig went 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 am FINALLY doing very well on it. For the first 6 weeks it was really hard. I was having major fatigue after and couldn't see the reason to do subq over ivig if I wasn going to be sick EVERY weekend versus once a month. But it finally went away and now my subq is going awesome. ... (91 replies)
... My daughter receives IVIG for ITP. She is always pretreated with benadryl, zofran, solumedrol,and tylenol. some of these are also to help relieve the after effects from the infusion. ... (2 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 was on IVIG treatments for around 4 years and dealt with many problems associated with that treatment. ... (91 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)
... It sounds like Matt had a reaction, most of which are normal, except for the extremeties of them... Do you have hospital infusion or home? ... (13 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)

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