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What is IV Nutrient Therapy

To maintain your body in a healthy state it is important in addition to other factors that a balanced diet and adequate fluid intake is consumed. For a variety of reasons our intake may not be adequate, the absorption of nutrients decreased or the demands of our bodies greater than our intake.

Intravenous Nutrient Therapy(INT) allows for the direct introduction of essential dietary constituents into the body’s circulation at appropriate dosages to counter the lack created through various factors in our lives. There are typically no adverse effects and IVT is beneficial to counter lifestyle demands, malabsorption problems and chronic fatigue to name but a few. IVT has also been shown to reduce the side effects of treatment of certain diseases which include Parkinson’s, Fibromyalgia and Cancer. IVT is also beneficial in nutritional detoxification programs and those that support immune stimulation.

When Do We Recommend IV Nutrient Therapy?

IV Nutrient Therapy can help you maintain better health and wellness and improve a feeling of wellbeing during times of illness. IV Therapy has also shown benefits with aging and skin lightening; however, the results are varied from person to person.

Our Clinical Professionals will assess your overall health and needs to determine which IV Therapy may be beneficial to you. In some cases, we may advise blood test analysis and other means of clinical evaluation prior to administration of any IV Therapy.

When Do We Advise Against It?

At the time of consultation, our Clinical Professionals will assess your prior medical history and current state of health. Based on a clinical assessment a recommendation for treatment will be made. Any patient whose assessment poses risk factors will be advised against the treatment and alternate solutions sought.

Treatment cannot be performed on pregnant women, lactating mothers, those taking medications for epilepsy or blood thinners, those suffering from any heart conditions. Other clinical conditions are assessed individually and are discussed in the consultation.

How Does It Work?

Following your Consultation, you can start your selected program immediately. The infusion will be administered and monitored by our training Registered Nurse and our doctor will be available at all times.

IV Therapy is considered to be a minimally invasive treatment and typically takes 30 minutes to an hour to administer. The Registered Nurse will put up your drip with your prescribed supplement by inserting a small needle and a drip bag. You can then sit or lie back and relax while your cocktail runs.

At The Melrose Aesthetic Centre, we offer IV Nutrient Therapy as once off treatments however we offer recommended packages which can be done as either 3 or 6-month packages.

For those clients seeking a Glowing Skin or Skin Brightening, It is important to note that this is not a Skin Bleaching treatment.

How often do you need to do IVT?

Each IVT program is different and you will be guided accordingly. The Myers Cocktail is typically administered on a monthly basis whereas the Glutathione IV is suggested to have administered on a more regular basis which will be discussed with you in consultation.

What Are The Unwanted Effects / Risks Of The Treatment?

As with any treatment, there is always a possibility of having an adverse effect on treatment and this is dependent on a number of factors which differ from person to person.

While adverse reactions are rare, we will discuss these with you. It is important in this regard that you disclose your full medical history at the time of consultation.

Some side effects include dizziness, nausea, muscle cramping, stomach cramps, low blood pressure, low blood sugar and allergy or sensitivity to one or more of the components. Our Clinical Professionals are highly trained and our facility able to handle all such situations

What IV Nutrient Therapies are available?

The Melrose Aesthetic Centre offers two varieties of IV Nutrient Therapy, namely, The Myers Cocktail and the Glutathione and Vitamin C Cocktail.


The Myers Cocktail, also known as Rocket Fuel, offers a combination of vitamins and minerals to treat a variety of clinical situations.
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and Vitamin C Cocktail

Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant and is crucial to proper functioning of the central nervous system.
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Vitamin C & ALA

ALA is Alpha-Lipoic Acid and is a natural antioxidant in our bodies and it assists in energy formation from glucose. 
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The information and advice published or made available through the website is not intended to replace the services of a physician or health care professional acting under a physician’s supervision, nor does it constitute a doctor-patient relationship. Each individual’s treatment and/or results may vary based upon the circumstances, the patient’s specific situation, as well as the health care provider’s medical judgement and only after further discussion of the patient’s specific situation, goals, risks and benefits and other relevant medical discussion. Testimonials made by any person(s) on this site are not intended to substitute for this discussion or evaluation or as a guarantee as to outcomes. Examples of treatment outcomes in this website are not intended to convey any warranty, either express or implied, as to outcomes, promises or benefits from treatment. Whether to accept any treatment by a patient should be assessed by the patient as to the risks and benefits of such procedures and only after consultation with a health care professional.

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