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    Condition: Other
    5/25/2015 12:13:05 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    IVIG tried twice for polymyositis, I got meningits both times.

    Condition: Other
    10/28/2014 8:23:45 PM

    Reviewer: blahblahblah, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had to take this every month for a year because I have dermatomyositis. It helped me so much and I could always tell when it was time to get another treatment. It did cause me severe headaches after every treatment and it was always a pain to find an iv site. I'm currently in remission so I have not had this in two months but I'm finally doing better where I don't need it anymore. I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    4/13/2014 1:56:17 PM

    Reviewer: max37, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am a male in my 70's and have Multifocal Motor Neuropathy, I am getting immune globulin , Starting out with 5 days in a row, I now get a doble dose two times a month.I had 8 infusion so far. I can not walk or get up from a chair. my muscles are all gone. so weak i need a wheel chair. What will help me gain my muscles back ?

    Condition: Other
    6/9/2013 8:13:01 PM

    Reviewer: Kacky1945, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I received IVIG in Oct, Nov and Dec 08 for 2 consecutive days as an outpatient in a Boston Hosp for symptoms of Dermatomyositis. It helped my muscular weakness and balance problems significantly, but did little to help the skin problems of redness, heliotrope rash and intolerable itch , particularly of the scalp. A Dermatologist prescribed topical steroids to be used twice daily for 2 weeks, and ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    2/12/2012 10:59:37 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was taking IGG-IV to prevent infections because of a depressed immune system (cancer for 20 years, including 8 yrs of chemo), but my neurologist and oncologist thought it might help with my peripheral neuropathy. It didn't. And finally I stopped it altogether because I was developing an adverse reaction to the treatment.

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