The Benefits of a Myers Cocktail IV Infusion
What is a Myers Cocktail?
The Myers Cocktail is a nutritional IV that addresses many health concerns. This blend of vitamins and minerals was first created by Dr. John Myers to treat fibromyalgia, muscle spasms, fatigue, and other disorders.
Since then, the Myers Cocktail has been used in medicine for decades to supply patients with nutrition. Providers often use a “modified” version of the Myers Cocktail to meet current-day nutritional needs.
Nutrients in a Modified Myers Cocktail include Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, B-complex, calcium, magnesium, and a saline solution.
The Myers Cocktail can be administered on its own, or it can be used as a base formula for other IV infusions. Read on to learn more about the benefits of the Myers Cocktail.
The Benefits of a Myers Cocktail IV Infusion
Studies have shown many potential benefits of the Myers Cocktail, and patients have reported positive effects after treatment.
The Myers Cocktail shows promise in managing symptoms for conditions like:
- Acute asthma attacks
- Fatigue (including chronic fatigue syndrome)
- Acute muscle spasms
- Upper respiratory tract infections
- Chronic sinusitis
- Seasonal allergic rhinitis
- Cardiovascular disease
The Myers Cocktail helps manage these conditions because of its active ingredients.
Magnesium and calcium can ease muscle pain and spasms. Vitamin B6 can aid in managing chronic pain and migraines. Vitamin C supports immunity and offers antioxidant properties.
B-complex and B12 offer antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits while also supporting energy levels and mood. Saline provides hydration and can treat dehydration.
Because the ingredients in this IV are nutrients, it’s well-tolerated by most patients.
Common Questions About the Myers Cocktail
Here are some common questions we receive about the Modified Myers Cocktail. These answers can help you plan your nutritional IV therapy.
How long does it take to receive a Myers Cocktail IV infusion?
Myers Cocktail IV infusions typically take around 30-60 minutes, depending on the patient. You can enjoy your IV treatment in a relaxing environment at the Defy Medical Tampa clinic.
How long does a Myers Cocktail last?
The benefits of a Myers Cocktail can last up to a month, but results vary by patient. Positive effects depend on your nutrition levels, plus the condition(s) being treated, if any. The body also utilizes nutrients over time, so it’s important to regularly supplement for full benefit.
How often can you get a Myers Cocktail infusion?
This infusion can be done as often needed. Some patients prefer a monthly schedule, while others benefit from weekly IV infusions. For chronic illness and prevention, more frequent infusions are recommended to help alleviate symptoms.
Defy Medical’s experienced clinic staff can help you decide which schedule is right for you.
What’s in a Myers Cocktail?
The Modified Myers Cocktail includes:
- Vitamin C
- Pyridoxine (B6)
- Methylcobalamin (B12)
- Calcium Gluconate
- Magnesium sulfate
- Hydrating saline
Where can I find a Myers Cocktail near me?
Defy Medical offers the Modified Myers Cocktail at our clinic in Tampa, FL. We also use this formula as a base for other IV infusions that help with athletic performance and recovery, overindulgence, anxiety, pain management, and more.
Defy Medical’s experienced clinic staff can work one-on-one with you to develop an IV nutrition plan that suits your needs. Learn more about the Tampa Clinic.
Intravenous (IV) Therapy Benefits
With oral supplements like tablets or capsules, a portion of the nutrient is lost to the digestive tract.
Intravenous (IV) therapy allows all of the nutrition to be delivered to the bloodstream, where it can be fully utilized by the body. This makes it a more effective method for supplementation.
IV therapy also delivers larger amounts of nutrients, which can be beneficial for those with deficiencies, or conditions that require higher dosages.
A weekly or monthly high-dose treatment may replace a daily oral supplement (you should consult with your provider prior to making changes to your deficiency treatment).
Myers Cocktail IV Infusions
The Myers Cocktail is a tried-and-true IV therapy for many ailments. As IV therapy has gotten more popular, more and more people are using this IV blend to receive better nutrition and treat chronic conditions.
After receiving this infusion, patients often report feeling relaxed, focused, and having better moods.
Many Defy Medical patients regularly return to receive multiple Myers Cocktail IV infusions. Patients can also add other intravenous nutrition into their treatments for a customized approach.