ivig & maltose
March 8, 2007 at 10:46 pm
Here’s something that may put your mind at ease –
This is a discussion of ivig and renal failure – primarily from sucrose. Here is a small quote from the article, concerning the use of maltose:
Intravenous immune globulin preparations containing maltose, glycine, or dextrose as a stabilizing agent are better tolerated because renal tubular cells can metabolize these molecules.