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How soon will I see improvement in my child?​

It differs from child to child but usually after 4-6 weeks​

How long does the effect of the gene therapy last?​

Studies so far showed that the virus is still active 6 years after the injection​

Can I give my child medication afterwards?​

Yes. Your child can take medications but check first with your doctor​

What if my child develops an infection after gene therapy infusion?​

You need to seek medical advice immediately ​

Can I continue giving my child his vaccinations?​

Yes, except live vaccines. You need to wait for 3 months after stopping steroids​

Does my child need to continue physiotherapy sessions?​

Physiotherapy is very important and should continue before and after gene therapy​

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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