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Gammanorm immunoglobulin and low white blood cell count

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by newbie1985, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. newbie1985

    newbie1985

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    I am about to start with Gammanorm subcutaneously, prescribed by KDM. What really worries me is about white blood cell count. Mine is already on low side, sometimes it is below border, sometimes just on the low side. I read that one of the known side effects of immunoglobulin is leukopenia (a lowered WBC number). So this could lower my wbc even further if I understand correctly. Isn't that dangerous and contradiction to my treatment?

    Is here anybody who was treated by immunoglobulin and was observing wbc? Does it really have so bad affect?
     
  2. joanierav

    joanierav

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    hi . ive been on gammaglobulin for 10 yrs. first on iv. now on subq. i have common variable immune deficiency. or cvid. my white count was already very low before my treatment. so i dont blame the g.g. after treatment it did go up. but last blood work it was low. definately never heard that about g.g..

    good luck joanierav
     
  3. newbie1985

    newbie1985

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    So after gammaglobulin treatment it actually went up above as it was before for some time? That is good to hear.
     
  4. adelheid55

    adelheid55 Senior Member

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    My daughter is also on Gammanorm and has had leukopenia before. It didn't worsen under Gammanorm.
     
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