Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


, i.v.
Abbreviation for intravenous; intravenously.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about I.V.

Q. My friend told me about bipolar III's and IV's. My friend told me that there are now bipolar III's and IV's. Does anyone know about this?

A. Hi Rohan: if you love too know what the medical staff tells about bipolar disorder and co., you will find a good résumé under this link:

Myself I make no distinctions. It is like you are pregnant or you are not. You can't be half-pregnant!

Your topic-manager for "bipolar disorder"

Q. i just recovered from MRSA my blood pressure is very high is there a coalation between all the IV antibotics I was given the strongest antibiotics through IV and now that I'm home for a week my blood pressure is out of control

A. wow...getting MRSA is not a walk in the park...the treatment is usually with Vancomycin which is a very strong antibiotic that can cause several adverse affects. i know that it cause damage to some blood cells (white, platelets etc.) and can be toxic to the kidney. high blood pressure can indicate kidney problems. in that case you should inform your doctor IMMEDIATELY!

More discussions about I.V.
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
References in periodicals archive ?
* I.V. House UltraDressing[R] to fit either hand, arm, foot or leg
The global peripheral I.V. catheter market is witnessing high growth rate, due to growing geriatric population, increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, and growing healthcare expenditure.
All patients with a valid identification number, birth date, gender, cancer diagnosis date, ICD-10 code, and at least a start or end date for i.v. mistletoe therapy were included in the final analyses.
At the same time, the team identified other needs that would have to be addressed prior to I.V. clinical integration implementation, such as modifications to the pump safety software drug library and how the BCMA identified pumps using bar codes on the devices.
Home I.V. also has support centers across the state and serves patients in southern Missouri.
Two patients were treated with steroids i.v. Five of the six patients required airway intervention (three, intubation; two, urgent tracheostomy), a much higher proportion than that in a population-based case series of adults with supraglottitis (11).
Vernakalant i.v. is currently approved in over ten European countries for rapid conversion of recent onset atrial fibrillation (AF) to sinus rhythm.
Collier Drug Store on Dickson Street in Fayetteville recently became one of seven support centers for Home I.V. Specialists of Jonesboro, a provider of infusion therapy.
On day 3, the antibiotic treatment was changed to ceftazidime (1 gm q8h i.v.).
Clariant Master-batches launched a new family of reactive additives that impart long-chain branching, which raises the I.V. of RPET without the need for solid-stating in a reactor.
A new family of chain-extending additives being developed Clariant Master-batches in Winchester, Va., raises PET's I.V. to levels comparable to those produced by conventional solid-stating.