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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 ...

How long before IGG numbers went up when you started taking Hizentra subcutaneously? I have cvid and

Posted 22 Jul 2017 by doremus 0 answers

... just started Hizentra after 9 years infections every other month. I put vaseline lightly inside each nostril several times a day, not blocking breathing but on sides. And find by blowing gently several times a day, wiping nostrils out with kleenex gently and reapplying some vaseline again on ...

5 months SC Hizentra increased infusion time to 3 hrs due to side effects?

Posted 30 Apr 2017 by deborahscarfe271148 0 answers

3hrs after infusion I got excruciating lower back pain - requires lots and opioid pain relief. What does this indicate? Have delayed next infusion. Many thanks

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.

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