4 patient evaluations for Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis'

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sarahbellum
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sarahbellum
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Sep 21, 2013 (Started Nov 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 g Monthly
Advice & Tips: If insurance covers, take it!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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JnSma6
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JnSma6
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jun 9, 2010 (Started May 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Immune system weak)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Shaky hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 g Monthly
Advice & Tips: I have the shakes/ hot flashes and my spasms and weakness has become worsened, I also am having balance problems and also having to take a steroid during the IV, I just started a long range of treatments as my immune system has not come up like it should.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Shaky hands

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Nisa
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Nisa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Nov 7, 2009 (Started Sep 07, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 g Monthly
Advice & Tips: I am on a very aggressive treatment plan and I feel that the IVIG is a big part of the reason that I am in as good of shape as I am. I have been diagnosed for over 14 years, 47 years old and feel pretty good. I can tell when my treatment time comes around because the fatigue becomes much worse. I say that the IVIG "recharges my batter". I actually go every third week.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Elevated blood pressure, Headaches

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cureseeker
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cureseeker
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 1, 2005 (Started Apr 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage:
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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