Infusion Therapy (IV Infusion) in Dallas, TX
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What is infusion therapy?
The term "infusion", or “infusion therapy”, references the administration of medications directly into the bloodstream of a person. It is additionally known as intravenous or IV infusion therapy. Infusion, intravenous, or injectable methods of drug administration are usually used when oral/pill medications are inappropriate, unavailable, or insufficient for addressing the need at hand. Several of the newest medications are biologic (made or derived from living cells) and cannot be taken via the mouth, like a pill, because they are no longer effective once exposed to the gastrointestinal system. Biologic medications are commonly utilized to treat inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, in addition to other autoimmune disorders. To learn more about receiving IV therapy in Dallas, TX, request an appointment with one of our skilled providers at a Digestive Health Associates of Texas location in your area.
Why choose a Digestive Health Associates of Texas infusion center?
Digestive Health Associates of Texas infusion centers enable comprehensive digestive care in collaboration with your primary care physician. Our locations employ specialized gastrointestinal nurses who maintain a focus on gastrointestinal disease management and IV infusion therapy and treatment, providing care alongside onsite physicians to offer you optimal care. Our centers all feature outpatient intravenous infusion - focused with flexible appointments to meet your needs. Moreover, our practice promises the greatest level of quality, patient, experience, and safety at each of our intravenous infusion centers.
What medications can be administered through infusion therapy?
The medications listed below can be administered to patients through infusion therapy:
- Infliximab biosimilars – INFLECTRA®, RENFLEXIS®, AVSOLA®
- Iron products
How can I prepare for my infusion therapy?
Our team offers the following tips to help you prepare for your infusion therapy at our Dallas, TX center:
- Wear clothing with layers
- Consume plenty of water beforehand
- Some patients may require premedication
- Bring a list of current medications, including vitamins and supplements
- Wear comfortable clothes
To understand what you can expect during your visit, please review intravenous infusion therapy protocol prior to treatment with your Digestive Health Associates of Texas provider.
Infusion therapy for digestive diseases
If you or a family member experience Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or any other disorder that requires you to receive medication through an IV, you can count on the team at Digestive Health Associates of Texas to provide you with the best in personalized care. Our gastroenterology physicians specialize in gastrointestinal conditions and the treatments utilized to address such conditions, like intravenous infusion therapy. To hear more about our infusion therapy suites in Dallas, TX, and the amenities offered, call a Digestive Health Associates of Texas location in your community to find out more today.
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