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Why do they give ivig (intravenous immunoglobulin)?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Immune Deficiency: Allergists use ivig to treat patients whose immune system is no longer capable of producing sufficient amounts of ivig.
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Many reasons: 40% of the ivig market in the us is for immunodeficiency. The remainder is for other medical reasons like multiple sclerosis, itp and other illnesses.
Last updated Sep 29, 2020
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