Tag: ivig

  • IVIG Headache

    In the literature headaches seem to go together with IVIG treatments. After 3 years of 30 grams of IVIG infusions¬†every three weeks at home,¬†for my multi-focal motor neuropathy condition, I have never experienced a headache, or other side effects, due to the IVIG treatment. The one factor that I religiously follow is to lie prone […]

  • Mycophenolate mofetil as adjunctive therapy

    Multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) is an immune-mediated disorder characterized by slowly progressive asymmetrical limb weakness. Immunoglobulins (IVIg) remains the primary, FDA-approved, means to treat the condition. Anecdotal evidence suggests that immunosuppressive drugs as adjunctive therapy may be beneficial. Safety and efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept) as adjunctive therapy for MMN patients receiving IVIg maintenance treatment […]