IV Lounges Really are a Fad, but they are They Safe

 

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“Rent-a-drip” IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery for hangover sufferers, jet lag victims and others seeking an intravenous solution to modern dilemmas. But. ‘IV lounges’ are the latest health fad, but are they safe? by Dennis Thompson, Healthday Reporter (HealthDay)—”Rent-a-drip” IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery.

‘IV Lounges’ Are the Latest Health Fad, But Are They Safe? WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 “Rent-a-drip” IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery for hangover sufferers, jet lag victims and others seeking an intravenous solution to modern dilemmas.

‘IV Lounges’ Are the Latest Health Fad, But Are They Safe? Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. The facts and conclusions presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. And “More information” links may no longer work. WEDNESDAY, Jan.

31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — “Rent-a-drip” IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery for hangover sufferers, jet lag victims and others seeking an intravenous solution to modern dilemmas. But experts say these lounges are at best a waste of money and at worst potentially dangerous. “The whole thing is. The IV lounges that are trending today are based on the idea that you need to adapt the formula inside the IV drip to suit the needs of the patient, but when IV drips were first administered for. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News)—”Rent-a-drip” IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery for hangover sufferers, jet lag victims and others seeking an intravenous solution to modern dilemmas.

But experts say these lounges are at best a waste of money and at worst potentially dangerous. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) “Rent-a-drip” IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery for hangover sufferers, jet lag victims and others seeking an intravenous solution to modern dilemmas.

But experts say these lounges are at best a waste of money and at worst potentially dangerous. IV lounges are remarkably adaptive to whatever is happening in the national moment. Right now, many lounges are offering drips containing “immunity-boosting” vitamins to flu victims during this. As such, IV Bars are a growing trend, allowing individuals quick access to hangover treatments via IV hydration with an infusion of vitamins and nutrients.

Additionally, some of these facilities offer ongoing treatment to promote anti-aging and revitalization.

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They are relatively safe except for patients with kidney disease; their inability to maintain K homeostasis may cause heart arrhythmias and other consequences of K toxicity.

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Safety and efficacy of IV chlorothiazide have not been

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While it doesn’t appear that they’re unsafe (though there have been some links to heart problems in rare cases), we do know of one definite warning: Don’t mix them with alcohol.

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They are less safe in venues—such as supermarkets and bars—where people go for other purposes and may be more readily tempted to gamble on impulse.

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Clubbing with periostitis was reported in 24% of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, 29% of patients with HBsAg‐negative chronic active hepatitis, and 23% of patients with other liver diseases in a study of 74 patients with primary biliary cirrhosis and 54 patients with other forms of chronic liver disease [154].

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The only safe antidotes to consider are naloxone, thiamine and glucose.

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PRECAUTIONS For IV infusion only.

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Spontaneous survival is much better for patients with FHF associated with acetaminophen, pregnancy, or hepatitis A (>50% to 90%) than with seronegative hepatitis, idiosyncratic drug reactions, or Wilson’s disease (<10% to 20%).

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In general terms, they are completely safe, except for very rare cases in which adverse immune reactions may occur.

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Nevertheless, they are at risk of developing chronic hepatitis and its associated complications.

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  • Not exactly natural or safe in my opinion. Vaccines yes. But injecting vitamins and stuff I don’t think is very safe. We are designed to eat food to get all the stuff we need. This kind of defeats the purpose. Never doing this.