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... Usually a person has a PICC line located in the arm where the infusion line is attached for the meds to go in. It sounds very complicated but it really is not once you get used to it. ... (3 replies)
... I called some LLMD's offices and inquired about their practice, i.e. IV therapy, oral, etc. ... (5 replies)
... Does the doc basically write a "script" for a PICC line, you take the script to the hospital, and they place the PICC, then you find an infusion place to do the rest? ... (9 replies)

... Hi DuPrey84. I am allergic to penicillin but had no problems with the IV Rocephin. Usually, a nurse or doctor will stay with you during the first infusion to make sure there is no reaction. How long will you be on the IV? ... (17 replies)
... mptoms I would definitely say that you have Lyme Disease." Without ever getting the results of such expensive tests he tells me we should go ahead and put me on IV Rocephin! He totally abandoned his previous protocol and just decided to go with it! ... (7 replies)
... but had an apparent allergic reaction. This time she was desensitized in hospital and then had a PICC inserted so she could do the infusions at home. Current infusion 2 grams Rocephin daily. She has several long term Lyme symtoms including nausea and tingling in arns and legs, fatigue, some cognative issues. ... (5 replies)
... probably doing my posting for the week...I started a PICC line board again...and I have had several MID and PICC lines and all sorts of lines for the delivery of IV Rocephin in the course of the past year... ... (11 replies)
... pulse 80 before the first infusion and now I'm all messed up. My pulse is sky high as well as my pulse. My doc is having me pause the medicine again until my blood tests come back. ... (5 replies)
... Monica...I just started rocephin three days ago. ... (7 replies)
... There was a possibility that I could be allergic to Rocephin, and the nurse stayed with me for my infusion only two or three times. ... (5 replies)
... is to keep the area clean and dry at all times. If there is ever any kind of redness or pain, call your nurse or doctor immediately. The nurse will explain the infusion procedure thoroughly and will supervise you until you are comfortable doing it by yourself. I found it helpful to write all the instructions down step by step. ... (12 replies)
Lyme Treatment
Jul 14, 2007
... The rubber "balloon" inside forces the antibiotic solution through the IV tube and into your PICC line. Pretty ingenious if you ask me! I had a home health care nurse come to the house once and show me the ropes. ... (9 replies)
... the therapy for a little longer to see if any added benefit could be obtained. Even in the standard medical community 3 weeks isn't very long. I myself was on IV for 6 weeks before they pulled the line because I didn't notice a single benefit from its use. ... (5 replies)
Iv antibiotics?
Feb 5, 2005
... ncerned about the picc line. When the doctor's office called me and told me to go to the hospital to have it put in I about croaked. I thought I was getting an IV in the back of my hand. It turns out it is an IV from the inside of your arm about halfway between your elbow and shoulder and goes from there to your heart. ... (10 replies)
... We are in the same boat, as my husband is starting IV Rocephin in 2 weeks. We are also with Dr. R in NY as a couple of you are, and we are also in Chester County PA as is Sarah! ... (11 replies)
... zyth combo that i was on but that i still had all of the arthritis feeling ones. His response was that he would put me on rocephin iv. ... (2 replies)
... hting the doctor's charges.........they claim his are 10x the usual and customary rates. No wonder he refuses to give me orals........I had no followup after the iv rocephin and when I relapsed he wanted to do another round of rocephin and add IV Vancomycin. ... (6 replies)
Oct 24, 2007
... Hi New here. Just did IV Rocephin treatment 6 weeks. My LLMD has just switched my meds to Doxy 2x100mg daily. I'm in my fourth day of infusion. ... (3 replies)
Picc line
Mar 26, 2008
... Well after four long years with possiable Lymes Disease my doctor is finally willing to try IV Rocephin. My question to all who have had IV treatment is that when you were doing the treatments did you have to go to the Doctor each day for these treatments or did you do them your self at home? ... (3 replies)
... I do my infusion of Rocephin every night at 8pm. Then, at 11am the next day, I get sick like I have the flu. By 4pm, it goes away. ... (1 replies)

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