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... 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)
... tibiotics and not responding to the meds, my doc did an igg subclass test and I had almost completely nothing in subclass 1. All others were normal. So I started ivig therapy infusions. ... (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)

... 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)
... Hi. I have read your post and now I am VERY nrevous. My son is 5 and he should start IVIG in January. The side effects don't sound very pleasant. I wonder if it is worth it. Now, I am a super nervous mom!!! Does he have the infusion in the hospital or at home? ... (13 replies)
... doing better. I am an adult female who has been taking infusions for 2 months now. I take my infusions at home twice a week. I do them myself and have had no side effects. My doctor told me there are much fewer side effects when you do it weekly like I am. ... (13 replies)
... How about a different brand? I went thru 4 brands before ending with one that had NO side effects :) Is your IgA low as well? If it is, go for a low IgA product, there is a list at the IDF website. I used Gamunex with excellent results. Did well with Privigen too. Speed was a HUGE factor for me, I was down to 100ml/hr. And lots of Gatorade after. Good luck ((hugs)) (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Nov 24, 2003
... If you get too many side effects, don't give up. There are other brands you can try. I get ivig for an immune deficiency. I don't have too many problems. For a couple days you might feel fluish, but that should go away. ... (2 replies)
... hr. I've had over 300 IViG infusions over the past 28 years. ... (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. I had the worst headache you can imagine for 4 days, along with a stiff neck. ... (0 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)
... I am now 38 and have been on the IVIG for a year. My new doc, the HIV specialist, switched me from Phlebogamma to Carimune. ... (91 replies)
... Radioflyer - your experience really interests me. I have had very good results from the IVIg infusions I've had, but I'm wondering if there would be even more benefit to running them through more quickly (I get 20 mg/1 hour)? Any ideas? (6 replies)
... 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. He may miss school or just not be absorbing while there because he is missing. ... (5 replies)
... of IViG patient that have few side effects and I have no itchy patches on my body every week. If I infuse in the morning, I'm able to go back to my office after lunch. ... (91 replies)

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