Multiple Sclerosis: Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG)
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is a medicine often used to boost the body's immune system and make it better able to fight disease. It is made from donated blood fluids.
IVIG can also lengthen the time before a second attack in people who take it after the first attack.1
But IVIG is extremely expensive, not widely available, and not considered practical for long-term treatment of MS. It sometimes may be used to treat a severe relapse if you either cannot take or do not respond to corticosteroids.
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