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Is intravenous immunoglobulin (ivig) useful for treating ulcerative colitis?

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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Possibly: There are a few published case studies that support the use of ivig for treatment of uc. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3490055 http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/1728132.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is intravenous immunoglobulin (ivig) very effective for treating ulcerative colitis?

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Not proven.: There are no studies in humans proving that ivig is effective for ulcerative colitis. There is one animal study that i could find that showed possible therapeutic benefit.

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