Protecting you from any infections.
- Intravenous administration of antibiotic or antifungal medication.
- Initial dose administered in a controlled clinical setting.
- Given via peripheral or central venous access.
- Administered by IV push or via gravity infusion, in some cases infusion pump may be utilized.
- Can be short term (7-10 days) or long term (4-6 weeks).
- May require ongoing lab monitoring of drug levels.
Indications for Parenteral Administration
- Severe infections that are not responsive to oral therapy.
- Acute infections that require rapid drug onset.
- Chemical properties of the drug require direct delivery into the blood stream.
- Digestive enzymes cause loss of drug potency when given orally.
- Bacteremia / Septicemia
- Crohn’s Disease
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Fungal infections
- Lyme disease
- Post- operative infections
- Soft tissue infections
- Viral Infections