It is a nutrient cocktail invented by John Myers, a physician from Baltimore, Maryland. It is administered intravenously and promoted as an alternative treatment for a broad range of conditions including asthma, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
The “Cocktail” includes magnesium, calcium, B-vitamins (including B12), and Vitamin C and is given by a slow IV push or slow infusion to achieve concentrations of nutrients that are not obtainable with oral administration. It appeared that Myers used a 10-mL syringe and administered by slow IV push a combination of magnesium chloride, calcium gluconate, thiamine, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, calcium pantothenate, vitamin B complex, vitamin C.
It also established positive results when applied to the treatment of conditions like migraines, fatigue, acute muscle spasm, upper respiratory tract infections, chronic sinusitis, seasonal allergies and cardiovascular disease.
B12 can be supplemented in three ways, orally, intramuscularly (IM) with B12 shots and injections, and finally intravenously with IV drips. ... Low levels of vitamin B12 can result in serious health problems and affect quality of life. B12 replacement therapy is safe and can be delivered by various methods.
Supplementation with carnitine, chlorella, coenzyme Q10, and omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce some fibromyalgia symptoms. ... The treatments shown to help people with fibromyalgia include: Vitamin C, 500-1,000 mg daily.
Our BVI or Basic Vitamin Infusion treatments are commonly ordered once a week for three weeks but can be administered as often as twice per week or as infrequently as once every 3-4 months depending on need.