IVIG is made up of immunoglobulin, a protein in human blood plasma. Immunoglobulin are antibodies that fight off intruder cells as part of the immune system response. There are many types of immunoglobulins including IgM, IgG, IgD, IgA, and IgE.
IVIG is isolated, concentrated, and created from plasma blood donations and given to people with weak immune systems to help them fight off infections, or to treat inflammatory conditions and neurological disorders.
IVIG is made of immunoglobulin which is a part of your blood’s plasma. Immunoglobulin is a special part of the blood, as it carries antibodies that fight off infection, which can help treat a variety of illnesses.
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1 to 4 hours
Every 1-4 weeks
Before your infusion, it is important to drink plenty of water and come to your appointment hydrated. Additionally, you must alert us as soon as possible to any changes in your insurance to ensure that we are still an in-network provider for your infusion therapy.