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Is immune globulin antibodies a medication?

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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Javier Chinen
Dr. Javier Chinen
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