Immunology resources for consumers
Do you or someone you know have a primary immunodeficiency and use immunoglobulin products for treatment? This section contains helpful information for people with a primary immunodeficiency (PID). The resources were produced with the Australia Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).
Immunoglobulin replacement therapy for primary immunodeficiency
This fact sheet explains how immunoglobulin products can be used to treat PID, to help you make informed decisions about the care that is right for you.
Moving from paediatric to adult care
Transitioning from paediatric to adult care is a big step for young adults. This fact sheet highlights important considerations as you prepare to take responsibility of your own care, and provides helpful resources to navigate the transition.
Webinar: Patient experience and Q&A (coming soon)
NPS MedicineWise is producing the following webinar with consumers and leading experts to answer the most common questions about using immunoglobulin.
Support for people with primary immunodeficiencies
General information and resources
This section contains fact sheets and resources to help you at various stages of your treatment journey. These resources can be used across all conditions and stages of treatment.
- Immunoglobulin treatment and wellbeing management plan
This fillable action plan helps you keep track of your appointments, treatment, and any changes to your condition. It provides helpful tips to support you in taking an active role in your treatment and helps your healthcare team target care that is tailored for you.
- Choosing wisely: Immunoglobulin products
This fact sheet contains helpful information about immunoglobulin products and a list of five important questions to ask your doctor when starting therapy.
- Immunoglobulin products in Australia – information about access and consent
This fact sheet describes the access and consent requirements for immunoglobulin therapy in Australia.
- Switching immunoglobulin products – what should I know? What can I do?
Find out more about why product changes sometimes occur, what you can expect when you change products (and why), and what you can do to prepare if you are asked to change.
- Immunoglobulin products – when to stop or reduce treatment
Find out what you need to know if your healthcare team suggests reducing or stopping treatment.