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3.4.This medication is used to strengthen the body's natural defense system (immune system) to lower the risk of infection in persons with a weakened immune system. This medication is made from healthy human blood that has a high level of certain defensive substances (antibodies), which help fight infections. It is also used to increase the blood count (platelets) in persons with a certain blood disorder (idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura-ITP). Platelets are needed to stop bleeding and form blood clots.Now the factors which we have to keep in mind which administrating IgG are ....
1.The dosage and frequency depends on your medical condition, weight, and response to treatment.
2.Lab and/or medical tests (such as complete blood count, kidney/liver function tests, urine volume, blood pressure) should be done before you start using this medication and while you are using it. Keep all medical and lab appointments.
3.When prescribing IG, the
first clinical consideration
is the patient’s disease.:In part to assess
whether the dose was working, great reliance was placed
on trough levels (the amount of serum IgG concentration
immediately preceding the next infusion) as indicators of
4.Clinical trials and scientific
studies help to establish
maximum and minimum
IG dosing standards:Because a patient’s IG dose is directly related to their
body weight, obesity is one variable that may warrant a
deviation from the dosing formula. Fat tissue contains
proportionally more fluid than other tissues. In addition,
IG has very little distribution into the fluid in fat tissue.
Therefore, the dose should be adjusted down for a person when fat is a larger part of their overall body
5.• Patient tolerance to treatment
6• Patient compliance
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