User Reviews for Gammagard
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|Chronic Inflammatory...diculoneuropathy||1 review||11 medications|
|Primary Immunodeficiency Syndrome||1 review||29 medications|
|Summary of Gammagard reviews||8.0||2 reviews|
Reviews for Gammagard
For Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy "I was diagnosed in 2007 with Lewis-Sumner disorder a branch of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelination Polyradiculoneuropathy. I received a week of loaded doses of Gammagard then maintenance dose of 100 g and has been at 90 g for a few years now. This medicine is a great help for the atrophy in my legs but I do get side effects...moderate to severe back and muscle pain, cramping in my upper front main thigh muscle, foot and toes. Also a lot of hair loss and women should not get IVIG infusion when on their menstrual cycle. It causes more clots and a lot of increased flow than normally happens. Double up on your monthly femine products and be prepared to change them every 30 minutes. I also experience fatigue and frequent urination and headaches. Drink lots of water! I take Excedrine migraine."
laurah111 January 7, 2014
8 users found this comment helpful.
For Primary Immunodeficiency Syndrome "The side effects are being down more than I am up. Headaches, fatigue, joint pain, nausea, diarrhea. "
jjrolfe (taken for 1 to 2 years) December 5, 2013
4 users found this comment helpful.
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