The Myer's Cocktail injection is used in the treatment of a variety of medical conditions, some of which include:
Many vitamins and supplements, when taken as a pill or liquid by mouth, are destroyed by the acid of the digestive tract. In other cases, patients may have a poor ability to absorb the nutrients. Injecting the vitamins directly into the blood stream allows the nutrients to be easily absorbed by the body.
Vitamins are a key component to functional medicine because the approach believes that many conditions can be reversed or prevented by correcting the root cause of illness in the body. This means addressing nutritional deficiencies, environmental toxins and other biologic factors.
For the most part, side-effects are mild and temporary and not everyone will have any or all of these. Some of the most common side effects include: