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is immune globulin antibodies a medication?

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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
IVIg, SCIg: Immunoglobulins are proteins that aour body produce with the major function of neutralizing microbes. They are also called antibodies. Some people are congenitally deficient and receive a concentrate of immunoglobulins prepared from blood donors. When given intravenously is called ivig, given subcutaneously is scig. Another function is anti-inflammation, and is used in autoimmune conditions.

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Are immune globulin antibodies a injection?

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Yes.: They may be given intravenously, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously depending on the dose and usage.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Is immune globulin antibodies a injection or iv?

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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
IVIg, SCIg: Immunoglobulins are proteins that our body produce with the major function of neutralizing microbes. They are also called antibodies. Some people are congenitally deficient and receive a concentrate of immunoglobulins prepared from blood donors. When given intravenously is called ivig, given subcutaneously is scig. Another function is anti-inflammation, and is used in autoimmune conditions.

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