Infusion Therapy (IV Infusion) in Utah
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What is infusion therapy?
Infusion therapy describes the process of administering medications directly into a patient's blood vessels. It is additionally known as intravenous or IV infusion. Intravenous, infusion, or injectable approaches to medication delivery are typically utilized when pill/oral medications are insufficient, inappropriate, or unavailable. Several of the latest medications are derived or made from living cells (biologic) and cannot be ingested orally, like a pill, as they are no longer effective after exposure to the gastrointestinal tract. Biologic medications are frequently prescribed to address inflammatory bowel diseases, which include Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis along with other autoimmune disorders. If you are in need of IV therapy in Utah, request a consultation at a Utah Gastroenterology location in your community.
Why choose a Utah Gastroenterology infusion center?
Utah Gastroenterology offers infusion therapy at all of our locations and will work in partnership with your physician to provide comprehensive GI care in a convenient, comfortable setting. We employ specialized gastrointestinal nurses who focus on digestive disease management and IV infusion therapy and treatment, working with onsite physicians to provide you with the best possible care. Our centers all offer outpatient IV infusion therapy with flexible scheduling for your convenience. Lastly, Utah Gastroenterology assures the highest level of patient experience, safety, and quality at every one of our practice locations.
What medications are available through infusion therapy?
Utah Gastroenterology is proud to offer the following innovative treatment options via infusion therapy:
- Iron products
- Infliximab biosimilars — INFLECTRA®, RENFLEXIS®, AVSOLA®
How do you prepare for infusion therapy?
You may be advised to do the following in preparation for IV infusion therapy at one of our Utah locations:
- Wear clothing with layers
- Consume plenty of water
- Bring a list of current medications
- Wear comfortable clothes
- Some individuals may need to premedicate
For further information on what you can expect throughout your appointment, please discuss intravenous infusion therapy with your Utah Gastroenterology provider.
Infusion therapy for gastrointestinal conditions
If you or someone you know is struggling with disorders like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or similar conditions that may be relieved by intravenous medication, then place your trust in the team at Utah Gastroenterology. Our digestive health providers specialize in GI conditions and the treatments employed to manage such issues, like IV infusion therapy. To learn more about our infusion therapy suites in Utah and the amenities provided, contact a Utah Gastroenterology location near you.
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