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How do I know if Hizentra is right for me?

Posted 20 Aug 2016 by Norma - Jean Long 0 answers

I have been receiving IVIG for 12 yrs now. I have had reactions to it, thus, needing pre-IV meds. every time. It takes about 4-6 hrs every 4 wks. I go to a nearby hospital. I have wished I could do it at home. But I'm not sure if this Hizentra is right for me? I've read most of the info ...

Just did my first dose of Hizentra yesterday and didn't feel so well today. I weighed and had gained

Posted 23 Feb 2016 by Cmcarroll 1 answer

... SIX POUNDS in one day! I had to do a second round of Hizentra today to complete a loading dose so I'm praying that doesn't result in another 6 pounds added by tomorrow. Anyone else have sudden weight gain with Hizentra? Thanks

Why would hizentra decrease my IgA and IgM considerably? They were normal when I began tx?

Posted 13 Feb 2016 by bethanycn 1 answer

My IgG was only abnormal. After 2 months, my others dropped over half of what they were prior to tx. I also had new onset of a major seizure. ..broke my nose, hospitalized for 3 days. Dr said to stop infusions... now what? ???

Hizentra - Insurance hasn't okayed my next round. What are the side effects of not taking this? I?

Posted 17 Jan 2016 by Ksumners 1 answer

... feel awful and wonder if it's bc I've not had my dose!

I am considered for Ig therapy. What have your experiences been on Hizentra?

Posted 7 Oct 2013 by mark1994 3 answers

Were you newly diagnosed or switched? Do you administer it yourself? Are you considering switching again? If yes, why?

Would Hizentra be classified as a Immunizations Agent or Biological Sera ?

Posted 8 Aug 2013 by MR2029 2 answers

The reason for this question is the current RX carrier is refusing to cover the script because of the "Immunizations Agents or Biological Sera" exclusion in the Plan description.

Leaks around needles?

Posted 17 Aug 2013 by fishrick56 2 answers

I sometimes get the hizentra leaking back out where the needle goes in the skin. I'be been doing these treatments since December of last year. They really work well for me. I have not been hospitalized at all with any COPD flareups since I started.

Will Hizentra aggravate RA?

Posted 28 Feb 2013 by kathyhanson 1 answer

I am using Hizentra for multiple myeloma and the resulting hypogammaglobulinemia. I am being tested for RA. I'm concerned that since RA is an autoimmune issue that the Hizentra will just make it worse. Hizentra, along with Zometa, have kept my cancer in remission for 9 years. Obviously, I ...

Has anyone heard of IgG induced Lupus?

Posted 8 Mar 2013 by kathyhanson 1 answer

I have been using Hizentra, Vivaglobin, or Gamunex for 9 years now for multiple myeloma. I'm being referred to a rheumatologist, but my GP believes I have IgG induced Lupus. Of course, if I do, there's not much we can do to treat it other than steroids and anti-inflammatories. I ...

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