Penn Home Infusion Team
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Last Modified: November 1, 2001
Your doctor has determined that you will need intravenous (into the vein) antibiotics at home. Antibiotics are used to treat many different kinds of infections. A Penn Home IT nurse or Pharmacy Specialist will provide information about the antibiotic and instruct you on how to safely give the drug at home.
The name of your antibiotic is: _____________________.
You will receive intravenous antibiotics for _____ weeks. It is very important that you follow these guidelines when taking your medications: