Help Your Pharmacy Navigate the IVIG Shortage

Dwindling supplies will lead to questions about how to handle the critical shortage of intravenous immune globulin (IVIG).

Don't expect this shortage to go away anytime soon. Explain that it might linger due to inadequate supply of raw materials...and long manufacturing times.

Anticipate that your hospital will give priority to treatment of severe acute cases, such as Guillain-Barre, Kawasaki disease, or myasthenia gravis crisis.

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