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My wife receives weekly hizentra subq injections and has headaches everytime?

Posted 7 Dec 2012 by durkopl 4 answers

What can she do to not get the headaches??

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.

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?

Does anyone else form hard, calcified nodules under the skin at the infusion sites with Hizentra?

Posted 8 Aug 2011 by kathyhanson 1 answer

In March switched from Vivaglobin to Hizentra for hypogammaglobulinemia related to multiple myeloma. No problems with Vivaglobin, but +/- once a month I form these nodules that last a couple of months and then go away. Two weeks ago switched from 3-site to 4-site, hoping to stop the nodules. ...

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 ...

How often do you get your blood tested after getting infusions?

Posted 31 Aug 2017 by Smallplanetco 2 answers

I've had 4 infusions of Hizentra but no where can I find how often blood should be tested to monitor how it's working. Any feedback appreciated. MY doctor is over 2 hours away & his nurses won't ask him this question!!! I see him in 3 weeks but am going to Cleveland Clinic ...

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 ...

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.

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

Hizentra is giving me an awful sinus headache. Will this get better after taking it for awhile ?

Posted 28 Aug 2012 by jodda 1 answer

... can I take Aleve-D and Mucinex for my sinuses or will it interact with Hizentra?

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