What is infusion therapy Dyer IN
Infusion therapy is the process by which medication is administered through a needle or a catheter. It is prescribed when a patient needs to take medications intravenously into the bloodstream, spinal cord or under the skin. Infusion therapy Dyer IN is commonly used with these medications: antibiotics, chemotherapy, Immune Globulin, for pain management, and for parenteral nutrition. Infusion therapy is also used with patients for treating a wide variety of chronic and sometimes rare diseases for which specialty infusion medications are effective.
Diseases that are commonly treated with infusion therapy include infections that do not respond to oral antibiotics, cancer, dehydration, gastrointestinal diseases, and more. The majority of home infusion therapies are IV antibiotics that are prescribed for cellulitis, sepsis, osteomyelitis, urinary tract infections, pneumonia and more.
Infusion therapy can also be used to treat Multiple sclerosis, Myasthenia gravis, Neuropathy, Dermatomyositis, Polymiositis, Lupus, Guillain-Barre, Rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis and other conditions.
Infusion therapy may take place in a hospital setting, at ambulatory infusion centers, or at home. No matter where the infusion therapy procedure takes place, it always originates with a prescription order from a qualified doctor who is managing the patient’s care.