Introducing Infusion Therapy
Welcome to I-Flow Corp, where your health needs are addressed professionally. We offer only the premium and the best quality of infusion products for an amazing infusion therapy experience. Infusion therapy needs the administration of medication through a needle or catheter. This procedure or choice of health solution is prescribed only when the patient’s condition is severe that it cannot be treated via the traditional way of treating diseases such as oral medication. From the word itself “infusion“, the medicine is infused directly into the patient’s body, it may be through intramuscular injections and epidural routes or into the membranes surrounding the spinal cord.
Some of the known drug therapies today are usually done via infusion: antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral, chemotherapy, hydration, pain management, and parenteral nutrition. Infusion therapy is also prescribed for patients who have rare diseases that require a unique or special infusion therapy which is proven to be effective. A handful of drugs are already known today but there are still to be discovered or are new such as blood factors, corticosteroids, erythropoietin, infliximab, inotropic heart medications, growth hormones, immunoglobulin, and natalizumab.
What the Therapy can Treat
Infusion therapy is commonly a health issue solution when a disease is no longer curable via oral antibiotics such as cancer and cancer-related pain, dehydration, gastrointestinal diseases and health issues preventing a regular function of the gastrointestinal system. Cancers, congestive heart failure, Crohn’s Disease, hemophilia, immune deficiencies, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis are some of the diseases that infusion therapy can treat. The IV antibiotics are by far the major home infusion therapies prescribed primarily for cellulitis, sepsis, and osteomyelitis.
The Home Infusion Therapy Provider
An infusion therapy service provider is usually a state-licensed pharmacy who specializes in the process and provision of infusion therapies particularly home-administered therapies if other than clinical sites. Infusion therapy requires a prescription order from a professional and qualified physician who is also supervising the care of the patient. One of our plumbers Victoria friends took the medication at home due to health conditions and financial needs.
A qualified infusion pharmacies must also have to license and all regulatory requirements as imposed by state pharmacy boards and accreditation standards required by mostly third-party payers. Other home infusion pharmacies may also offer additional therapies and services such as enteral nutrition therapy, inhalation therapies using nebulizers, and disease state and care management services.
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