Talk to your doctor before you have your treatments if you have pancreatitis (inflamed pancreas), high cholesterol, or blood clotting problems.
Make sure your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Change the bandages around your IV tube if they get wet, dirty, or loose; otherwise, change them every 3 days (or as often as you have been taught to change them). It is important to keep this area clean to prevent infections.
Tell your caregiver if the IV tube is broken or leaking liquid or if you have trouble pushing liquid through the tube.