Reply To: New to CIDP and IVIg, side effects

June 23, 2012 at 12:52 am

You are welcome Caveman. Don’t forget the water or you will have incapacitating headaches–very miserable. If you have other questions, fire away. We learned so much here versus from the neurologist. Also, if you start to get a headache while getting the IVIG, tell the nurses and have them slow the flow rate down. My husband can have his run through at a fairly fast rate now, but many people have to run it very slowly or the headaches occur. Don’t hesitate to tell them to slow it down. In the beginning slow is so much better and safer.