Intravenous (IV) infusion therapy is a treatment option for a variety of different pain syndromes including such conditions as fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, phantom limb pain, post-herpetic neuralgia, complex regional pain syndromes (CRPS), diabetic neuropathy, and central pain related to stroke or spinal cord injuries. The medication infusions can also be used in special occasions for the treatment of severe depression and refractory headaches.
COMMON MEDICATIONS USED IN INFUSION THERAPY
- B Vitamins
PROCEDURE & BENEFITS
Your physician will select the appropriate medication and dose to be used in the infusion depending on your diagnosis and the type of pain you are experiencing. An intravenous catheter will be placed in your arm or hand and then the medications will be infused over a standardized amount of time. You will be monitored throughout the infusion period.