How your primary immunodeficiency is treated is based on which type you have. Certain types of PI are associated with low immunoglobulin (Ig) G levels (immunoglobulins are proteins that help fight infection).
One treatment option is Ig therapy, which replaces the IgG that is not functioning properly, missing, or in low amounts. lg therapy is:
Deciding which type of Ig therapy is right for you or your child is up to you and your doctor.
*Varies by product
Privigen was proven safe and effective for treating primary immunodeficiency in a 1-year study that gave participants the opportunity to continue treatment in a long-term study. 80 patients received Privigen for 12 months, and 55 received Privigen for up to 29 months.
*Defined as pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, bacteremia/septicemia, osteomyelitis/septic arthritis, or visceral abscess.
Two clinical studies also showed that Privigen IVIg infusions are safe and effective in the treatment of primary immunodeficiency.
Privigen helps protect the health of patients with primary immunodeficiency by supplying their immune systems with antibodies to help prevent infections. But there are several things you can do on a daily basis to further help your immune system: