1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Infusion

By

Updated January 07, 2008

Definition: A method of giving drugs and/or fluids through a needle inserted directly into a vein.

Solu-Medrol and Tysabri are examples of disease-modifying medications for multiple sclerosis (MS) which are given by intravenous infusion. Gadolinium, the contrast material used during MRI scans, is also often given by infusion.

Also Known As: IV
  1. About.com
  2. Health
  3. Multiple Sclerosis
  4. Glossary
  5. Infusion Definition - Intravenous Infusions and Multiple Sclerosis - MS and IV Infusions

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.