Houston Neurological Institute
Neurology Specialists located in Pasadena, TX & Pearland, TX
Diseases such as multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, and migraines may benefit from intravenous (IV) infusions of medications to ease symptoms or prevent symptoms. Houston Neurological Institute is a state-of-the-art neurology practice in Pasadena and Pearland, Texas. It offers IV infusions for many health needs at its IV infusion center at the Pasadena location. Find out more about IV infusions by calling or scheduling an appointment online today.
IV Infusions Q & A
What are IV infusions?
Intravenous (IV) infusions involve the administration of medications and fluids directly into your bloodstream through an IV line, usually placed in your arm. IV infusions provide medications you may not be able to take by mouth because of side effects or the dose you need.
IV infusions also ensure you get the medication you need quickly to treat an acute condition.
Houston Neurological Institute is at the forefront of neurological care and provides IV infusions to treat a wide range of needs and diseases at its Pasadena location.
Who needs IV infusions?
There are many health conditions that benefit from medications that can only be given through IV infusion. Houston Neurological Institute provides IV infusions to treat many conditions, including:
- Multiple sclerosis
- Myasthenia gravis
- Guillain Barre syndrome
- Chronic inflammatory polyradiculoneuropathy (CIPD)
The practice provides IV infusions for many medications, including glucocorticosteroids, Remicade® therapy, and IV dihydroergotamine (DHE).
The neurology practice also provides IV infusions for chemotherapy and TYSABRI® infusions for multiple sclerosis. The practice created its infusion center so patients with multiple sclerosis could get immediate treatment with TYSABRI.
Houston Neurological Institute has one of only a few TOUCH® certified infusion centers in the area.
What can I expect during IV infusions?
You can expect comprehensive and patient-focused care during your IV infusion at Houston Neurological Institute. The fully staffed infusion suite is comfortable and under the direct supervision of physicians and physician assistants.
The infusion nurses and pharmacists at Houston Neurological Institute use high standards of care when delivering your IV medication. During your IV infusion, you sit in a clean, well-padded reclining chair under natural lighting that fosters healing.
Each infusion therapy area includes drapes for privacy and a television to pass the time. However, many of the patients that receive care at the IV infusion center keep the drapes open, sharing experiences and providing support to each other.
The length of your IV infusion depends on the type of treatment you need. Your provider at Houston Neurological Institute reviews the details of your treatment so you know what to expect.
Find out more about IV infusions at Houston Neurological Institute by calling or scheduling a consultation online today.
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