Myers' cocktail

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"Myers' cocktail" is the colloquial name for an intravenous nutrient mixture invented by Baltimore physician John Myers containing magnesium, calcium, various B vitamins and vitamin C that is claimed to be beneficial for a broad range of conditions. The treatment is common among naturopathic doctors in the United States and Canada.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Verner, Amy (12 July 2010). "Run-down execs and celebs embrace the vitamin drip". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Kirkey, Sharon (21 July 2015). "Hooking up to an IV drip is the latest health fad, but critics say there is little proof it works". National Post. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Gavura, Scott (24 May 2013). "A closer look at vitamin injections". Science-Based Medicine. Retrieved 10 July 2016.