THERAPIES

FloMed Infusion delivers a higher standard of infusion therapy care.  We strive to be on the cutting edge of biologic medication delivery as new FDA approvals are released, our care team brings our patients additional treatment options.  The list is not exhaustive so if you do not see your therapy below, please contact us to see how we can help. 

Actemra is a medication used for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) with an insufficient response to one or more anti-rheumatic medications altering the condition (DMARDs), arteritis of Giant Cells (GCA), active idiopathic polyarticular juvenile arthritis, or active idiopathic systemic juvenile arthritis.  Treatments with Actemra are usually given every two weeks and each infusion lasts approximately 60 minutes.

Antibiotics are used to treat a wide range of infections. Talk with your doctor about what is right for you.

Aranesp helps your body make more red blood cells. It is used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney failure and chemotherapy. It may be used for other purposes. This medicine is given as an injection into a vein or under the skin.

Avsola is a biologic medication used for the treatment of:  Ulcerative Colitis, which is moderately to seriously involved, Crohn’s Disease moderately to seriously active Rheumatoid Arthritis moderately to seriously active Psoriatic Arthritis synonymous with Spondylitis Ankylosing and Psoriasis with plaque

 

CIMZIA is a prescription medicine called a Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) blocker used in adults to: Lessen the signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD) in adults who have not been helped enough by usual treatments.  Treat moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  Treat active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Treat active ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Treat active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) with measures of inflammation. Treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) in adults who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (treatment using ultraviolet light alone or with pills)

Cinqair is a medication designed for the treatment of extreme asthma. For adults with a form of extreme asthma, Cinqair is an add-on maintenance drug that acts to minimize the number of cells that lead to elevated levels of eosinophils. Each dose of Cinqair is given every four weeks with a period of 20-50 minutes for each infusion.

Crysvita is used to increase absorption of phosphate in patients with X-lined hypophosphatemia (XLH). It is given as an injection under the skin, usually every 4 weeks.

Elaprase is used in patients with Hunter syndrome. It is given as an injection into a vein. It is usually given weekly, over 1 to 3 hours.

Entyvio is a medication indicated for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) or Crohn’s Disease (CD). Entyvio works by reducing inflammation. Treatments with Entyvio are usually given at one, two and six weeks and then every eight weeks thereafter, each infusion lasting approximately 30 minutes.

Fabrazyme is indicated for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients 2 years of age and older with confirmed Fabry disease.

A biological infusion therapy that treats Fabry’s disease is Fabrazyme. It functions by reducing the amount of globotriaosylceramide (GL-3) that is absent or defective in people with Fabry’s disease by removing the enzyme responsible for reducing GL-3. Treatment with Fabrazyme is usually performed every two weeks, with each infusion lasting approximately two to three hours.

Hydration and fluids have a number of uses. Talk with your doctor about what is right for you.

Ilumya, also referred to as tildrakizumab-asmn, is a biologic injection for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adults. It is usually given every 12 weeks after 2 initial doses.

Inflectra is a medication prescribed for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis Ankylosing Spondylitis, and Psoriasis with plaque. Inflectra is like Remicade and acts to inhibit the action of TNF-alpha, which affects the symptoms of inflammation. Inflectra is given by infusion and usually lasts two hours.

Infliximab is a medication used to treat a number of conditions, including Ankylosing Spondylitis, Crohn’s Disease, Plaque Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Ulcerative Colitis. Infusion typically takes two hours.

Injectafer is an infusion procedure that treats Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA). Injectafer therapy is normally administered in two doses, at least seven days apart, every two weeks, each infusion lasting approximately 15 minutes.

Iron has a number of uses. Talk with your doctor about what is right for you.

IVIG is used to reduce the effects of some inflammatory conditions that involve the immune system, also known as autoimmune diseases. It’s also used to increase levels of immunoglobulins if these are low, or have been lowered by treatment with other drugs, such as Rituximab.

Keytruda is a medication for certain types of cancer. It can be given via injection, or infused.  Infusion typically takes 30 minutes.

Krystexxa is a medication for the treatment of gout. Krystexxa is a biological infusion therapy that treats gout by reducing the level of uric acid and helping to remove the accumulation of uric acid crystals. Treatments with Krystexxa are usually given every two weeks and each infusion lasts approximately two hours.

Ocrevus is a medication used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis in adults in relapsing or primary progressive types. The first Ocrevus therapy is delivered as two separate infusions two weeks apart, each lasting approximately two and a half hours. The remaining treatments are performed every six months, lasting about three and a half hours for each infusion.

Onpattro is a medication used for the treatment of nerve damage for patients with a certain genetic disorder known as hATTR, or hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis.

Orencia is a medication intended for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Idiopathic Childhood Arthritis (JIA), and Psoriatic Arthritis. Orencia works by minimizing signs and symptoms and is delivered once a month by injection, each of which usually lasts about 30 minutes.

Prolia has a number of uses. It is typically used to help slow bone degeneration or hypercalcemia.  It can also be used to help prevent bone problems.  It is administered via a quick injection.

QUTENZA® (capsaicin) 8% topical system is indicated in adults for the treatment of neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) and for neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) of the feet.

Radicava helps to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS).  Radicava works by relieving the effects of oxidative stress, which may be related to the death of motor neurons (nerve cells) in people with ALS. Keeping motor neurons healthy may help to preserve muscle function.  It typically takes 60 minutes for a full treatment.

Remicade is a drug indicated for the treatment of Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis. It is one of the most widely used infusion therapies throughout the world. Remicade is recommended for a large variety of patients, including elderly and pediatric patients. An infusion with Remicade lasts between two and three hours and is given every six to eight weeks.

Renflexis is a prescription medication used to treat: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Can reduce signs and symptoms, help stop further joint damage, and improve physical function in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis, in combination with methotrexate.  Renflexis is a biosimilar to Remicade and is given in three starting doses by infusion within the first six weeks of your treatment. After the initial six weeks patients can receive infusions once every six-eight weeks or every four weeks.

Rituxan is used to treat certain types of cancer (such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia). It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. Some brands of Rituxan are also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and can decrease joint pain and swelling. Rituxan is given every six months.

Solu-Medrol is a drug suggested for the treatment of inflammation, extreme allergies, chronic disease flare-ups, and many other medical conditions. Solu-Medrol, also known as sodium succinate methylprednisolone, is a steroid injection used to treat a number of medical conditions, including serious allergies and inflammation. Injection doses and schedules for administration differ between conditions.

Stelara IV targets proteins that are known to be associated with plaque psoriasis, gastrointestinal, joint, and skin inflammation, IL-12 and IL-23. Stelara is given to Crohn’s patients by a single infusion, usually for at least one hour, followed by an injection once every eight weeks before six cumulative injections have been obtained.

Stelara targets proteins that are known to be associated with plaque psoriasis, gastrointestinal, joint, and skin inflammation, IL-12 and IL-23. Stelara is given subcutaneously at weeks 1 and 4 for patients with psoriatic arthritis or plaque psoriasis, followed by doses taken every 12 weeks.

Tepezza is a medicine used for the treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease (TED), a disorder in which the muscles and fatty tissues behind the eye become inflamed. A total of eight infusions over twenty-one weeks are included in the therapy schedule for Tepezza, which is equivalent to one infusion every three weeks. Each infusion is 60 to 90 minutes long.

Tysabri is a medication indicated for the treatment of adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It has been proven that Tysabri substantially delays the development of physical disability over a 12-week span. It also prevents the development of new active brain lesions and reduces the frequency of relapses in MS adults. Usually, patients undergo a Tysabri infusion every 28 days with a period of about 60 minutes for each infusion.

Uplizna is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) who are anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody positive.

Venofer is sometimes known as iron sucrose, and is used to treat anemia for people with chronic kidney disease. It has been used for over 50 years, and can be used for both adults and pediatric patients.  Intravenous delivery can take between 15 minutes to 4 hours, depending on the patient’s unique needs.

VPRIV, also known as Velaglucerase Alfa, is used to treat Gaucher’s disease. The infusion typically takes place over 60 minutes, and frequency depends on the needs of the patient.

Vyepti is recommended for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults. For adults receiving the 100 mg dose, an infusion is required every 3 months. Some patients can benefit from a 300 mg dose every 3 months.