Uses of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Therapy
IVIG is used to treat a number of autoimmune disorders, idiopathic diseases (disease of unknown cause), and infections.
FDA Approved Uses
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of IVIG for the following 7 conditions:
The first four conditions account for 70% of IVIG use.
Given the broad action of IVIG, it can also be used to treat a variety of other conditions, in which controlled trials establishing the safety and efficacy are still needed. Some of these off-label uses are:
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1.Darabi, K., O. Abdel-Wahab, and W.H. Dzik, Current usage of intravenous immune globulin and the rationale behind it: the Massachusetts General Hospital data and a review of the literature. Transfusion, 2006. 46(5): p. 741-53. Medline.
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