The Infusion Therapy Clinic at UofL Health – Medical Center East provides infusion (IV) therapy – medication administered through a needle or catheter – in a private and comfortable outpatient setting. Infusion therapy is provided Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is administered by highly qualified and experienced registered nurses. Patients receive therapy while in well-appointed private patient rooms with comfortable recliners and complimentary cable television/Wi-Fi.
Infusion (IV) therapy is prescribed when a patient’s condition cannot be treated effectively by oral medication. Various medications may be given through IV including those for antibiotic therapy and IV hydration.
IV therapies available at Medical Center East include treatment for:
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Side effects of receiving cancer medications
- Iron replacement
Other non-oncology IV/injections available include:
- Antibiotic therapy
- Blood product transfusions
- IV hydration
We offer IV therapy treatments for many additional conditions as well as those listed above. We work with your health care provider and our pharmacy services to ensure that we have the needed drug therapies for your care. Providers may schedule IV therapy services at Medical Center East by calling our central scheduling department at 502-681-1405.