Initially 0.4-0.8 g/kg followed by at least 0.2 g/kg every 3 wk; thereafter 0.2-0.8 g/kg/mth every 2-4 wk. Secondary immunodeficiency & childn w/ AIDS
0.2-0.4 g/kg every 3-4 wk. ITP
0.8-1 g/kg on day 1, possibly repeated once w/in 3 days or 0.4 g/kg/day for 2-5 days. Guillain-Barré syndrome
0.4 g/kg/day for 3-7 days. Kawasaki disease
In association w/ acetylsalicylic acid, 1.6-2 g/kg in several doses for 2-5 days or 2 g/kg in 1 dose. Allogenic bone marrow transplantation
Treatment of infection & prophylaxis of graft versus host disease 0.5 g/kg every wk from day-7 up to 3 mth after transplant. Persistent lack of Ab production: 0.5 g/kg every mth. Infuse IV at an initial rate of 0.01-0.02 mL/kg/min for 1st 30 min; may be gradually increased to max 0.1 mL/kg/min.