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INTRAVENOUS AND INJECTION THERAPIES

Originally aired on March 14, 2019 on http://ctrnetwork.com In today’s program Dr. Anderson will discuss the uses of IV therapies in integrative cancer therapies. What is it? How does it work? Why would I need it? What has Dr. Anderson’s experience been with it? Why doesn’t my hospital offer this? Dr. Anderson was involved in …

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harvoni and other antiviral drugs with iv and natural therapies

Harvoni [ledipasvir and sofosbuvir] and other antiviral drugs with IV and natural therapies

Harvoni is a combination of the antivirals ledipasvir and sofosbuvir, It works via nucleoside (and other) mechanisms to intercalate into new HCV making them inactive (and hence they cannot reproduce).  In the post-release documentation from the manufacturer the elimination kinetics for the two drugs are mostly known and are not apparently effected much by hepatic …

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IV DMSO “Hoang” Protocols with US Equivalents – And clinical Q&A

Hoang BX, et.al. Dimethyl Sulfoxide–Sodium Bicarbonate Infusion for Palliative Care and Pain Relief in Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy. 2011;25:350–355. DOI: 10.3109/15360288.2011.606294 AND Palliative Treatment for Advanced Biliary Adenocarcinomas With Combination Dimethyl Sulfoxide–Sodium Bicarbonate Infusion and S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy. September 2014, Vol. 28, No. …

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Iron Injection Protocols - Advanced Medical Therapies

Iron Injection Protocols – Advanced Medical Therapies by: Dr. Anderson

General: As parenteral iron can have anaphylactic type reactions patients must be screened for history of intolerance to injectable iron products. Any patient having a suspicious history should be counselled regarding the increased risks and offered premedication with 25-50 mg IV Benadryl. Another complicating factor is that parenteral iron compounds have greatly different safety profiles. …

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IV Fluids: Saline versus Lactated Ringers – Renal, Mineral and Cardiac Sensitivity

Dr. Paul S. Anderson Scientific papers published in 2013 [1] and then a scientific review article {2] reporting on a 2018 paper [3] all discussed and highlighted the differences between the use of 0.9% Normal Saline (NS) and Lactated Ringers Solution (LR) and health outcomes associated with the use of one versus another. The headlines …

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Close up of an IV Drip

Magnesium Chloride in IVs

I need IVC 50g for a pt Friday but can’t get MagCloride anywhere. I use the University of Kansas formula which is just sterile water, VitC, and magnesium chloride so I keep ingredients to 2 since I don’t have a hood. However, magnesium chloride is out of stock everywhere. I spoke with Infuserve Pharmacy and …

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Glutathione and epilepsy medication

Clinical Case Questions: IVs Administered: Is it safe to administer IV glutathione in a patient with cerebral palsy, on epileptic medication – with no seizures for the last 5 years? She has pretty severe psoriasis as well…hoping that something like glutathione IV is beneficial. Thanks for your teaching and help! Dr. Anderson: Generally very safe. …

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POST STROKE THERAPY CONT

QUESTION: 51 year old female patient, with malignant hypertensive heart disease (yrs of being un medicated, she is an athlete, free diver etc), ischemic stroke 2 months ago, some hemiplegia and hemiparesis, post-stroke meds: carvedilol, lisinopril, simvastatin, losartan, aspirin. Very healthy otherwise, BP managed well now. Are there any contraindications to IV therapy with glutathione …

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WTF IS A MYERS’ COCKTAIL

The term Meyers / Myers is ‘fine’ if you are referring to a small volume IV push of a few vitamins and minerals as described by Gaby in Altern Med Rev 2002;7(5):389-403. So, when I hear Myers’ I assume that is what you all mean. If you intend to describe a higher volume and content …

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IV CURCUMIN FORMS CONT

QUESTION: What is difference between the different IV Curcumins? ANSWER: IV Curcumin is made in FOUR forms: Lipid (in a real PTC Liposphere) the only one before our work on IV CUR that was ever used. Very hard to make properly and may be quite effective. Dripped slow like PTC. CUR in cyclodextrin – Some …

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IM IRON USE AND CAUTIONS CONT

QUESTION: Why such strict caution on the IM Iron package insert? I consulted a reference which did mention fatal anaphylaxis, but in less than 1% for IV. It’s also advised for slow drip only so I have assumed a rapid IM would present greater risk. IV iron gives me enough anxiety for AE’s so I just avoid …

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