Repeat Loading Doses IVIG

    • May 2, 2022 at 1:23 pm

      Hello everyone! I have been on this journey for 11 years now, getting routine IVIG, switched to SCIG a few years ago (and love it), anyhow, my question is: Is it typical to need a loading dose every once in a while? I have had one or two repeat loading doses in the last 11 years, and I feel like I am needing one again (Omicron infection didn’t help with that either ugh). But, I was curious how typical that is for others to need this “Boost” to help things stay controlled.    Thank you so much in advance!

    • May 2, 2022 at 3:02 pm

      Interesting that you are saying this cause I was thinking something along similar lines.  I take Cellcept for my CIDP which works pretty well.  But when I get a little bug, it lingers for weeks.  I’m actually going to see my GP tomorrow and am going to inquire about monoclonal antibody treatment.  Something makes me think this could be a useful compliment.  But yes, seems to make sense a loading dose every now and again could seem beneficial.