Gammaked is made from Immunoglobulins (IGs), which are antibodies that are naturally made by the body to fight infections. Immune globulin therapy, or intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), is a therapy that involves the intravenous administration of immune globulin for the treatment
Gammaplex is a highly purified human intravenous immunoglobulin G (IVIG). It is used to prevent infection in primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDDs) and prevent bleeding in immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Gammaplex is provided as an intravenous liquid solution and is available
Incessant inflammation can go from discomforting to downright painful very quickly. When it occurs at the joints, it could be a sign of rheumatoid arthritis. This disease can engulf you in pain with a simple bend of the knee or
Living with Crohn's Disease can come with challenges and uncertainty. As a patient newly diagnosed with this inflammatory bowel disease, you may be wondering how this will affect your day-to-day life. The good news is many patients living with Crohn's
Crohn’s disease was formally identified in 1932 by its namesake, Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, and his colleagues, as chronic inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. The disease affects areas of the gastrointestinal tract spanning from the mouth to the anus, causing
Bumps, bruises, scrapes, and cuts are inevitable, and part of everyday life. However, for those living with hemophilia, bleeding injuries are a significant concern. Hemophilia affects one in 5,000 males in the United States, according to hemophilia.org.
Clotting is necessary to stop bleeding and is essential in healing wounds. However, those with hemophilia are not able to produce the necessary levels of certain clotting factors, and therefore, experience health consequences. Hemophilia is a rare genetic disorder where
An immune deficiency diagnosis can hurl you into a world of uncertainty. How will it change your lifestyle? What does this mean for your future? Although having an immune deficiency does put you at a higher risk of infection and