Infusion Therapy (IV Infusion) in Phoenix, AZ

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The term "infusion" or “infusion therapy” is a service involving the administration of medications and/or fluids directly into the vein of a patient. This service is also known as intravenous or IV infusion. Infusion, intravenous, or injectable methods of medication administration are typically utilized if oral/pill medications are insufficient, unavailable, or inappropriate. Several of the latest medications are derived or made from living cells (biologic) and cannot be consumed via the mouth, like a pill, because they will not remain effective following exposure to the digestive tract. Biologic medications are often utilized to address inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which include Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, among other autoimmune disorders. If you are in need of IV therapy in Arizona, request a consultation at an Arizona Digestive Health location in your area.

Arizona Digestive Health infusion centers provide comprehensive digestive health care in coordination with your doctor. We feature specialized gastrointestinal nurses who maintain a focus on digestive disease management and infusion therapy and treatment, working with onsite physicians to give you the best possible care. Our centers all offer outpatient infusion therapy-focused with flexible appointment times. Lastly, our practice promises the greatest level of quality, safety, and patient experience at each of our intravenous infusion centers.

The medications listed below are available by way of infusion therapy:

  • REMICADE®
  • Infliximab biosimilars – INFLECTRA®, RENFLEXIS®, AVSOLA®
  • ENTYVIO®
  • STELARA®
  • Iron products

Our team offers the following tips to help you prepare for your intravenous infusion therapy at our Arizona center:

  • Wear comfortable clothes
  • Some patients may require premedication
  • Bring a list of the medications you currently take
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Wear clothing with layers

For additional information on what you can expect throughout your appointment, please discuss intravenous infusion therapy with your Arizona Digestive Health provider.

When you or someone you love experience irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or any other disorder that requires you to receive medication intravenously, then you can count on the experts at Arizona Digestive Health to provide you with the best in patient-centric care. Our gastroenterology providers specialize in digestive health conditions and the treatments employed to manage such concerns, like intravenous infusion therapy. To find out further details about our infusion therapy suites in Arizona, and the amenities provided, get in touch with an Arizona Digestive Health location near you.

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