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The majority of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) side effects are mild, transient, and self-limited and do not require discontinuation of therapy.

 

The full list of side effects can be found at http://www.immunedisease.com/choosing-a-therapy/how-ivig-works/ivig-side-effects.html. This link was posted to comments on 18th April 2015 by T.A.O.

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Link: Medicare IVIG Access Document

This document comes from gpo.gov and discusses Medicare IVIG access. The full text can be found at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-112publ242/html/PLAW-112publ242.htm.

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Link: Stop with-holding lifesaving IVIG treatment from dying 13 year old Elysha Robertson

Elysha Robertson is a disabled child suffering from a rare condition which results in her being unable to breathe without a ventilator, being unable to eat without a gastonomy tube, being unable to walk or sit upright and is also profoundly deaf and unable to speak communicating via sign language with her feet.

 

UK Residents, please consider reading and signing this petition to give life improving IVIG treatment to the 13 year old girl referenced above. The petition can be found at https://www.change.org/p/nhs-grampian-stop-with-holding-lifesaving-ivig-treatment-from-dying-13-year-old-elysha-robertson.

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Link: How IVIG Works

Intravenously administered immunoglobulin (sometimes called IVIG) contain antibodies collected from the plasma of healthy donors.

This useful webpage from http://www.immunedisease.com/ is full of very useful information about IVIG treatment. This treatment is used in many auto-immune diseases, such as Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy.

More information about IVIG can be found at http://www.immunedisease.com/choosing-a-therapy/how-ivig-works/.

 

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Link: NMDA receptor antibodies associated with distinct white matter syndromes

Objective: To report the clinical and radiologic findings of children with NMDA receptor (NMDAR) antibodies and white matter disorders.

This was posted by G.D. on 26th November, 2014. The full text can be found at http://nn.neurology.org/content/1/1/e2.full.

 

Copyright ©  April 24, 2014 |by Yael Hacohen, MRCPCH, et al.

Published in Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm June 2014 vol. 1 no. 1 e2

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