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About Dr. Christine Leduc, Pharm. D.


Dr. Christine Leduc, Pharm. D. was born and raised in Irvine, CA. She attended college at Midwestern University, where she graduated cum laude. The most rewarding part of her job is suggesting lifestyle changes, educating patients on how their medication works, and precepting future pharmacists. Her areas of expertise are customer service and knowledge of specialty medication. Having worked in the service industry in the past, she has gained the customer service skills necessary to understand the needs of her patients. Dr. Leduc is currently precepting students from Marshall B. Ketchum University, University of Kansas, and Midwestern University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, baking, and gardening.


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IVIG Brands: In-Depth Guide

This page is an in-depth guide about all the IVIG brands and their major differences. IVIG is the acronym for Intravenous Immune globulin and is mainly given in autoimmune or immunological disorders (diseases in which your immune system attacks your own cells or organs mistakenly). 

What Is CIDP?

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a rare, debilitating, and degenerative neurologic illness characterized by progressive weakness due to peripheral nerve damage. The exact cause is unknown, but it is believed to be primarily autoimmune or inflammatory, with no specific predisposing risk factors clearly identified. 

Hyqvia Subq Infusion: Administration & Cost

HYQVIA is an injectable drug containing a genetically designed protein. It is a dual vial unit with a vial of immune globulin infusion 10% (Ig) and another vial of recombinant human hyaluronidase (Hy), which assists your body in the absorption of injectable medicines.

Cuvitru: What You Need to Know

Cuvitru (generic name: immune globulin ) is derived from human plasma and it is indicated to protect patients with antibodies insufficiency against infections. This medicine belongs to the immune globulins drug class. Cuvitru is FDA approved [1] to be used as a monotherapy or as an adjunct therapy with other medications.

Immunoglobulin Types and Their Functions

Immunoglobulins were initially called neutralizing substances, and they were discovered in 1890 by two immunologists, Emil von Behring and Kitasato Shibasaburo. Immunoglobulins are special types of glycoproteins that play an important role in maintaining the body’s immune system. Also called antibodies, immunoglobulins are highly specific, and they are secreted in massive amounts by plasma cells in response to pathogenic antigens.

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