IVIG What you need to know


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Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) is a solution of highly purified immunoglobulin G, derived from large pools of human plasma that contains antibodies against a broad spectrum of bacterial and viral agents.

IVIG can be given safely in the convenience of your home. It can be given either intravenously (IV through the veins) or subcutaneously (under the skin).

NBN Infusions will send a nurse with all necessary supplies to complete your infusion, in the comfort of your own home.

NBN Infusions will even help you and your doctor complete all necessary documents. Our goal is to make the process as easy as possible so you can focus on getting the treatment that you need.

Insurance companies can be challenging to deal with in the IVIG treatment approval process sometimes. So, NBN Infusions will help you deal with your insurance process so that you can get approved for your IVIG treatments in a timely manner.

What Does IVIG Treat?

IVIG Therapy has been used extensively in the treatment and prevention of a variety of infectious and inflammatory diseases. Patients with compromised Immune systems who have these conditions often benefit from the passive immunity provided by IVIG therapy.

IVIG is used in patients with primary immunodeficiencies and certain conditions associated with B-cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Pediatric HIV, and Bone Marrow Transplant. IVIG is also utilized to raise platelet counts in patients with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and to treat the symptoms related to other clinical conditions such as Kawasaki Syndrome.

Various other diseases and immune disorders where IVIG is used include:

Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis(MG)
Systenic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)
Autoimmune Diabetic Neuropathy
Multifocal Motor Neuropathy (MMN)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID)
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS)
X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia (XLA)
other connective tissue disorders

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IVIG What you need to know

  1. 1. What Is IVIG ?Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) is asolution of highly purified immunoglobulin G,derived from large pools of human plasma thatcontain antibodies against a broad spectrumof bacterial and viral agents.
  2. 2. 4 Things About 1It can be given Intravenously (IV through the vein or subcutaneously (underthe skin).MOST IMPORTANTLY IVIG CAN BE GIVEN SAFELY IN THE CONVENIENCE OFYOUR HOME.
  3. 3. 2 Some home Infusion companies will send a nurse to your home. YOUR NURSE WILL HAVE ALL NECESSARY SUPPLIES TO COMPLETE YOUR INFUSIONInfusions At Home
  4. 4. 3Some companies will even help youand your doctor complete allnecessary documents.THE GOAL IS TO MAKE THEPROCESS AS EASY AS POSSIBLE, SOYOU CAN FOCUS ON GETTING THETREATMENT THAT YOU NEED Help With Your Documents
  5. 5. 4 Insurance companies can be challenging to deal with in the IVIG treatment approval process. MAKE SURE YOUR HOME INFUSION COMPANY IS WILLING TO HELP WITH YOUR INSURANCE PROCESS SO THAT YOU CAN GET APPROVED FOR YOUR IVIG TREATMENTS.Why do you need IVIG?
  6. 6. IVIG is used to treat primary and secondaryimmune deficiencies, autoimmune, infectionsand neuroimmunological disorders.Patients with primary immune deficienciesusually receive treatment therapy for life.
  7. 7. The goal is to provide immune deficientpatients with the protection that they need,allowing them to replace and maintainadequate antibody levels protecting themfrom infection. What Does IVIG Treat?
  8. 8. IVIG Therapy has been used extensively inthe treatment and prevention of a variety ofinfectious and inflammatory diseases.Patients with compromised Immune systemswho have these conditions often benefit fromthe passive immunity provided by IVIGtherapy.
  9. 9. IVIG is used in patients with primaryimmunodeficiencys and certain conditionsassociated with B-cell Chronic LymphocyticLeukemia, Pediatric HIV, and Bone MarrowTransplant.IVIG is also utilized to raise platelet counts inpatients with Idiopathic ThrombocytopenicPurpura and to treat the symptoms related toother clinical conditions such as KawasakiSyndrome.
  10. 10. Various Other Diseases and Immune Disorders where IGIV Is Used: Chronic Sinusitis Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Chronic Inflammatory Myasthenia Gravis (MG Demyelinating Systenic Lupus Polyneuropathy Erythematosus (SLE)
  11. 11. Guillain-Barre Syndrome Multifocal Motor(GBS) Neuropathy (MMN)Autoimmune Diabetic DermatomyositisNeuropathy Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)Polymyositis
  12. 12. Common Variable Severe Combined X-LinkedImmunodeficiency Immunodeficiency Agammaglobulinemi(CVID) (SCID) a (XLA)Hypogammaglobulin Wiskott-Aldrichemia Syndrome (WAS)
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