Reply To: IVIG maintenance dosage
April 28, 2017 at 11:57 pm
Here is an excerpt from an article
“The standard IVIg dosage is a loading dose of 2.0 gm/kg administered intravenously over 2–5 days, followed by 1 g/kg over 1 day every 3 weeks.”
Here is the article
Dr. Kenneth Gorson gave a very information talk about CIDP to patients that is posted on this site. (It’s the one that shows the conference room with tables as the first image.
My doctor followed the above protocol with me, except that I receive treatment every 4 weeks not every 3. My insurance approved every 3. My doctor did indicate that you can’t reasonably evaluate the effectiveness of IVIG until after 6 months.