IVIG and concurrent IV fluids

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Saduf Ashfaq
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IVIG and concurrent IV fluids

Hi all,

Wondering if anyone else has come across this issue and/or what your policies are:

Turns out our infusion nurses are often running IVIG concurrently with IV fluids for "patient comfort/minimizing side effects." This is definitely not done on our inpatient side (we would simply decrease the infusion rate). We mostly use Gammagard liquid and Privigen, and neither one has information on concurrent IV fluid administration or compatibility information.

Do any other sites have policies regarding giving IVIG with IV fluids? And if yes, what is your information source?