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Posted 20 Aug 2016 by • 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 • 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
Posted 13 Feb 2016 by • 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? ???
Posted 17 Jan 2016 by • 1 answer
... feel awful and wonder if it's bc I've not had my dose!
Posted 27 Mar 2014 by • 1 answer
Posted 8 Jun 2013 by • 3 answers
Posted 7 Oct 2013 by • 3 answers
Were you newly diagnosed or switched? Do you administer it yourself? Are you considering switching again? If yes, why?
Posted 16 Oct 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 8 Aug 2013 by • 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.
Hizentra - Experiencing severe muscle pain especially in my lower body, feels like bad shin splints?
Posted 15 Sep 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 17 Aug 2013 by • 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.
Posted 14 Aug 2013 by • 2 answers
Posted 28 Feb 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 8 Mar 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 4 Jan 2013 by • 3 answers
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