Many patients are referred to our Center from several other specialties, including Neurology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, and Endocrinology for specialty-specific infusion therapies.
Infusion therapy is an office procedure performed by an experienced nurse or medical assistant with physician supervision. This involves the placement of an IV into an arm vein and infusing intravenous fluid containing medication over 1 to 4 hours depending on the medicine. Medications (by brand names) provided by infusion include Remicade, Orencia, Rituxan, Simponi Aria, Actemra, Solumedrol, Boniva, Reclast, Krystexxa, Benlysta, Inflectra, Nulojix, Tysabri, Entyvio, Lemtrada, Ocrevus, Venofer, Ferrlicit and Aredia. Intramuscular injection medications administered in the office include Cimzia, Stelara and Prolia.