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    Condition: Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder
    9/8/2015 12:31:14 AM

    Reviewer: Cathy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I wrote a review on this in 2012 I think. I must say I am not liking the side effects I get from Hizentra. I have CVID. My coughing gets worse for days after I infuse, I am fatigued, lite headed, headaches, just everything hurts. I have these effects until it is time to infuse again. I infuse in 3 sites 50ML (10grams) weekly, but I am thin and am noticing caved in places on my thighs where I infus ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder
    5/16/2015 5:11:26 PM

    Reviewer: Cindy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Sometimes I get lightheaded and dizzy during infusions and sometimes itch during them at the sites, and my knees seem worse (arthritis) but otherwise it seems fine. And no sinus infection at the moment, or bronchitis! For a month! Wow.

    Condition: Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder
    12/14/2014 3:28:11 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been self-infusing Hizentra every 2 weeks for 6 months, and find the procedure quite easy to do now that I have been trained by a nurse. My immune system has improved greatly. However, I usually feel quite "off" for a day or two after treatment(I do take tylenol and allegra before each treatment), and now after reading other patient's comments, I realize the fatigue could be c ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder
    9/23/2014 2:35:30 AM

    Reviewer: farmgirl, 55-64 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been using Hizentra for 43 weeks. I infuse sub q once weekly. For the first few weeks, I felt very tired and achy for a couple of days after treatment. I talked with the on-call pharmacist who recommended using a slower flow rate, from 900 to 600; made a tremendous improvement in side effects!! I can't say enough about my treatment plan...it has literally given my life back to me and my ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder
    7/17/2014 2:45:26 PM

    Reviewer: George Hoyt, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Cancer treatment with Rituxain detroyed my immune system and gave me Erythrocitosis which causes my bones to produce too many red blood cells. I have to have phlebotomies once a month to prevent strokes. But I am a huge fan of Hyzentra. It has given me my life back again. Without it I had pneumonia or brochitus almost all the time. Now that I have taken Hyzentra for 70 weeks I am so grateful ... Show Full Comment

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