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Taking immunoglobulin for CIDP. Can it be used in pregnancy?

Nov 2013
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Can immunoglobulin that I use for CIDP be used in pregnancy? I have cidp, have had for 7 years now 7 weeks pregnant, have IVIG every three months over two days a total of 800mls
Posted Mon, 7 Jan 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 38 minutes later

Thank you for posting your query.

Intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) therapy is safe in pregnancy. In several clinical studies, excellent outcomes of pregnancy have been noted in pregnant women treated with IVIG.

The safety of IVIG is also maintained during pregnancy.

So, you can safely continue to use IVIG during pregnancy for your CIDP.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
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