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Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is a blood product used in the treatment of inflammatory or autoimmune diseases, hypogammaglobulinemia and other diseases featuring low antibody levels. more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 88% (648 Members) find IVIG helpful

IVIG Reviews

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I felt much better after having the IVIG treatments.
This treatment worked for me but I can no longer afford it and I make too much for assistance
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After trying several different brands, I have found one that gives me minimal side effects. I receive IVIG two days every other week. It helps limit my hospitalizations, where I have to get plasmapheresis.
My daughter gets an IVIG about every 3 months and every time she gets one the recovery is awesome. she is able to do more things, has more energy, gets more strength back. And finally she is able to run, jump, walk better, be a normal 6 yr old now.
Immune Support IV infussions monthly
Was on IVIG for 5 days at staford Medical Center. It did help. I was lucky that I was diagnoed early, and fast. I never had to be ventalted I belive because of this treatment and that it was started on early onset.
Working / Worked
I LOVE my infusion week :) Over time I have figured out the things I need to do to help avoid the "headache".
Working / Worked
3 of 4 courses of treatment were successful
Working / Worked
Only works for short duration; 1 to 3 weeks depending upon my condition at the time.
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  1. Discussion: IVIG
    For those of you who get IVIG, how often does the nurse take your blood pressure and take your tempature ? [More]
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    Who has had IVIG and what can my son expect as far as side effects? Thanks. [More]
  3. Discussion: IVIG
    Thanks for sharing the good news, and hope you continue to get positive results from IVIG. [More]
  4. Discussion: IVIG
    Hope the IVIG gives you the strength you need. Be sure to drink lots of water a week before, during and at for a least a week after, it helps thin out... [More]
  5. Discussion: IVIG
    Praying the IVIG will help you and alleviate the pain for you. Let us know how it goes. -:) [More]