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What are the Benefits of Infusion Services?

Infusion services offer various benefits, including enhanced hydration, higher energy levels, improved anxiety, and reduced fatigue. It can also help your body fight disease with both antibiotics and antibodies. Overall, the goal is to rapidly improve your wellness while avoiding the need to send compounds through the stomach.

What is Infusion Therapy?

Infusion therapy is a collection of procedures that involve administering medication through a needle or catheter inserted into the body. At Cochise Oncology, most infusion therapies involve injecting medicines directly into the bloodstream, but occasionally, patients receive infusions into their muscles or via the spinal cord.

Benefits of Infusion Therapy

Because infusions therapy is so varied, you can experience a wide variety of benefits. These include: 

  • Improve your mental clarity: Get nutrients that help your brain to function better. 
  • Boost your immune system: Give your body the assistance needed to fight disease, including cancer.
  • Recover from dehydration: Provide your body with the nutrients needed to recover from long periods without water or severe diarrhea. 
  • Improve energy: Provide your red blood cells with iron to improve oxygen uptake. 
  • Fight infection: Receive antibiotics directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the stomach. 
  • Combat allergies: Get compounds that reduce your immune system’s reaction to common allergens. 
  • Accelerate wound healing: Receive nutrients that make it easier for your body to form new tissue. 

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Simply fill out the form on this page to request an appointment and one of our knowledgable team members will reach out to you. Or call our Sierra Vista oncology center to schedule directly at (520) 803-6644.

What Infusion Services Can Be Administered?

Cochise Oncology offers a range of infusion services designed to improve your health and speed your recovery from various conditions. These include: 

Iron Infusion

If you have an iron deficiency or your physician has diagnosed you with anemia, you may require an iron infusion. This procedure helps to raise iron levels faster than traditional dietary changes or supplementation. 

IV Antibiotics

In some cases, patients can experience complex bacterial infections that their bodies cannot eliminate without outside help. IV antibiotics can sometimes be more effective than ones you take orally because they bypass your gut and get into your system immediately. 

Hematologic Growth Factors

Patients with low red blood cell count can sometimes benefit from hematologic growth factor infusion. This procedure places naturally-occurring substances in the body that promote the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow, increasing blood cell count. 

Injectable Hormone Therapy

Injectable hormone therapy involves using compounds to adjust internal processes in the body, usually to treat disease. Stopping certain hormones, for instance, may slow or stop the growth of some cancers

Monoclonal Antibodies

Monoclonal antibodies are a type of antibody created in laboratories that assist the body’s immune system fight disease when re-injected. For cancer, these antibodies bind with receptors on the surface of tumors and, in some cases, deactivate them. 

Hydration Therapy

Hydration therapy is a type of treatment that involves injecting hydrating fluids and nutrients directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the stomach. It is ideal for severely dehydrated people or those with serious diarrhea.

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Take the Next Step

Are you ready to learn more about infusion services? Reach out to Cochise Oncology at (520) 803-6644 or fill out the consultation form on this page. We look forward to meeting you!

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