IV and Sub Q Immunoglobulin therapy

Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy is considered a medical necessary for a variety of diseases. IVIG home infusion therapy – provided in the comfort of your own home – allows you privacy, more personal freedom and reduced costs. Carepoint provides all FDA-approved brands of medications used for IVIG treatment. If you have never received IVIG treatment before, one of our pharmacists works closely with your doctor to identify the most effective and clinically appropriate IVIG therapy.

IVIG Therapy Services Include:

  • Acquired red cell aplasia
  • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
  • Autoimmune mucocutaneous blistering diseases, such as: pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus foliaceus, bullous pemphigoid, mucous membrane pemphigoid, and epidermolysis bullosa
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) (allergic granulomatosis)
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Enteroviral meningoencephalitis
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)
  • Hemolytic disease of newborn, to decrease need for exchange transfusion
  • HIV infected children: bacterial control or prevention
  • HIV-associated thrombocytopenia, pediatric or adult
  • Hyperimmunoglobulinemia E syndrome, for treatment of severe infection
  • IgM antimyelin-associated glycoprotein paraprotein-associated peripheral neuropathy
  • Immune or idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus
  • Paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia associated with neuroblastoma
  • Parvovirus B19 infection, chronic, with severe anemia
  • Polymyositis in persons who are resistant to first and second line therapies
  • Post-transfusion purpuran
  • Stem cell or bone marrow transplantation
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), for persons with severe active SLE for whom other interventions have been unsuccessful
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Steven-Johnson syndrome
  • Toxic shock syndrome or toxic necrotizing fasciitis due to group A streptococcus