Different types of infusions exist for a range of conditions.
You might need an infusion for a number of reasons, like if:
Will getting infusion make me sick?
We can anticipate which medicines might have side effects. We can give you other medicines to keep you from getting sicker before that happens.
What if I have a bad reaction to the medication?
You'll see a red box near every patient. These boxes contain emergency medicines to treat you immediately, should you have a bad reaction to a drug.
If you’re going to have infusion therapy for the first time, you probably have a lot of questions. Will treatment make you sick? Will it work? You might have a fear of needles. Or, maybe you just feel nervous, because you don’t know what to expect.
The infusion therapy team at UVA has been comforting and supporting people for years. You’ll find caring, experienced nurses, volunteers and staff ready to answer your questions, walk you through the process, and ensure your safety and comfort.