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Table 1 Therapeutic agents used during the course of illness

From: Chronic idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome: a case report

Agent Dose Duration Response
Methyl-prednisone 500 mg/day Several doses No
IVIG 2 gm/kg Several doses followed by monthly for 6 months No
Intravenous theophylline 5 mg/kg followed by 0.4 mg/kg/h 2 days No
Terbutaline 5 mg three times/day 14 days No
Bevacizumab 5 mg/kg 2 doses 2 weeks apart No
Intravenous methylene blue 2 mg/kg One dose No
Thalidomide 200 mg daily 4 months No
  1. IVIG intravenous immunoglobulins