December 28, 2007 at 5:49 pm

[SIZE=”3″]I was dx with cidp in nov this year. my first round of ivig did nothing. I’ve been on prednisone 80 mg a day and am now being weaned down from the prednisone.
i had my second round of ivig, that is five days of treatments right before xmas and my hands and arms have improved.
i have put on weight and look very bloated from the prednisone, but md’s feel it is helping me.
md said today that i will be on ivig txs for quite awhile on a monthly basis. he felt it would start at 3 x dosing for a few months and than go to two doses a month.
some on the forum have mentioned they will be on ivig for life at different intervals.[/SIZE]