IVIG Updates

Severe side effects to IVIG are rare – CIDP Neuropathy

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Severe side effects to IVIG are rare – CIDP Neuropathy Patients, and especially children may have a severe side effect called an anaphylactic reaction. This is dangerous, but it is very rare. It usually happens right after starting the IVIG. If your child has an anaphylactic reaction, he will have some or all of the […]

Very Little Risk of Infection From IVIG

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IVIG is one of the principal treatments for CIDP Neuropathy and the infusion carries very little risk of infection. IVIG goes through several steps to make sure it is safe and will not cause infection: All people who give blood are screened to find out if they might have an infection or other disease. All […]

Side effects From IVIG are Usually Mild, Even for Children

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Many prescription treatments and drugs usually comes with all sorts of health risks. IVIG, however, is one of the few treatments where even the side-effects are mild, even for kids. See the following list: In general, IVIG is a safe treatment. Most side effects are mild and easy to control. They do not cause problems […]

IVIG Treatment Safe Even In Higher Doses

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Updates on IVIG Treatment In a 2011 study by Katz U1, Shoenfeld Y, Zandman-Goddard G., IVIG has been shown to be safe even in high doses. See the following abstract for article: Update on intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIg) mechanisms of action and off- label use in autoimmune diseases. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIg) are administered both as replacement […]