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STARTING CUVITRU

Define your CUVITRU treatment for primary immunodeficiency (PI).

CUVITRU [Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human)] 20% can help by putting you and your doctor in charge of your treatment. Whether you're switching from another subcutaneous (subQ) immunoglobulin or intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) treatment, CUVITRU is a customizable treatment option to help your body protect you from infection.1,2

Switching from IVIg treatment? Your first CUVITRU infusion would be 1 week after your last IVIg treatment and would follow the steps below.1

  1. Your doctor determines the dosage1

  2. Your dosing is adjusted based on your1

    • Clinical needs
    • How you respond to treatment
  3. With subQ infusions, your healthcare team can customize the1

    • Frequency of infusions
    • Number of infusion sites
    • Infusion volume per site
    • Infusion rate
  4. After your healthcare team teaches you how, you can begin self-infusing at home1

    • Your doctor and you will decide if self-administration is right for you
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If at any time during your treatment with CUVITRU you become concerned about potential side effects, you should talk with your doctor.

Create an infusion zone for your comfort

Designating a space, an infusion zone, where you can be still and relaxed, and away (if possible) from disruptions, is key to a comfortable infusion. Here are some suggestions to create your ideal infusion zone.

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Use sensory distractions

This can be a stress ball, a zen garden, anything that helps you feel at ease. Keep a small basket nearby to have handy. Other great ways to up your sensory experience are to dim the lights, use an oil diffuser or put on chill music.

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Find entertainment!

Catch up on that show or start a new one. Pick up a good book, magazine or crossword puzzle. Or just check out what your friends are up to on social media.

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Chit chat

If you're comfortable with involving others in your experience, call or FaceTime a friend and chat. It'll help distract you while you wait and you'll get to see what everyone is up to.

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The ABCs of administration

See what supplies are needed to complete your infusions, plus watch a video and download instructions on how to administer CUVITRU.

Learn more
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See how CUVITRU helped
Julie and Walter

Julie and Walter discussed their administration options with their doctors to find a plan to fit their lifestyles.

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  1. CUVITRU [Prescribing Information]. Lexington, MA: Baxalta US Inc.
  2. Paris K, Haddad E, Borte M, et al. Tolerability of subcutaneous immunoglobulin 20%, Ig20Gly, in pediatric patients with primary immunodeficiencies. Immunotherapy. 2019;11(5):397-406.