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... is there a potential fluid overload in patient 90 years old who will receive gamma globulin infusion,since it is also almost like blood transfusion,only t is a plasma protein part but still fluid going into the circulation? ... (1 replies)
... There is in anyone. That is why, for the amounts normally given for dermatomyositis, they do it over 2 days, taking 4 to 6 hours each day. The doctor should give the nurse instructions on the amount to be infused, what rate, and over how many days, and these instructions should reflect the patient's medical status, including age and other conditions. (1 replies)
... Hi Dutchess99, I can sympathize on what you are going through. Polymyositis might not be a killer but it is a disabling disease. In severe cases patient had difficulty swallowing, neck/abdominal weakness all of these I had besides muscle weakness. I can barely walk and I can’t even fold the laundry. I cannot do anything except sit down and lie down,very very tired. I started... (11 replies)

... Yes, one of the my symptoms is difficulty swallowing and I also can not hold my head up when I get up. I have to turn to my side and push myself up. I was told by a specialist at UW that if not treated, I will be in a wheelchair and probably be in tube feeding. I had a feeling I was heading down that road if not treated soon. My doctor started me with 10 mg Methotrexate in... (15 replies)
... as part of my treatment. This is an IV infusion that might take 6 hours in the hospital as an outpatient. Doctors usually use this as the last treatment if they don't get a good result with the pills. ... (12 replies)
... consecutive days in a week. My God that brought my CPK to normal after infusion was completed. ... (3 replies)

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