... to switch from Hizentra due to insurance change. I infuse 40ml every other day. I have only donefirst two infusions and for both pre med with benydryl and tylenol. I get groggy (not from benydryl- do nothave that issue only 25mg) and in 3 hrs I need to sleep an hour. Headaches and nauseousness. Howlong to adjust or do I hav eto give up gammragard Liquid subq
Gammagard - I just started on Gammargard Liquid sub q age 65. This is my third subq product. I had?
Added 2 Mar 2012:
Thanks another question
I just switched to claritin and that seems better- les sleepy. But I am on zyrtec every night so I think tonight I will try zyrtec so I donot have to think about anothe r pill.
It was better on claritin. My othe rproblem is I am migraineprone and tylenol 500mg (2) seems to incrase themigrianes. does anyone take naprosyn only? I am also on that 500mg bid on day of infusion.
2 Mar 2012
Unfortunately this is one of the side effects. Taking the Benadryl with the Gammagard does produce this need to sleep either during, after, or both in a number of patients. You may be able to overcome this issue since you are infusing every other day and your body may get use to this regiment. I would give this a little time before trying another method, especially since your insurance requested the change. You are going to have to show them that you are having adverse effects if you want to change back to the Hizentra.
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