About Skin Brightening Drip

A skin brightening drip, also known as an intravenous (IV) skin brightening treatment or skin lightening IV, is a medical aesthetic procedure that involves the intravenous administration of a specialized solution containing a combination of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and sometimes other active ingredients. The purpose of a skin brightening drip is to improve the overall complexion, enhance skin radiance, and address issues such as uneven skin tone, pigmentation, and dullness. 

The specific components of the skin brightening drip can vary, but they often include ingredients like vitamin C, glutathione, alpha-lipoic acid, and other antioxidants. Glutathione is a commonly used ingredient in skin brightening drips and is believed to have skin-lightening properties. Skin brightening drips are promoted as a way to reduce the appearance of pigmentation, melasma, age spots, and other forms of hyperpigmentation. They are also claimed to promote overall skin health, improve skin texture, and provide a radiant and youthful complexion. 

Achieving desired results may require multiple treatment sessions, usually administered over a period of time. The number of sessions and frequency can vary based on individual factors and the specific formulation used.

Who is this for?

Male and female with below skin concerns:

  • Dull and uneven looking skin
  • Hyperpigmentation and blemishes
  • Sun-damaged skin

You are not a suitable candidate for this treatment if you:

You’ll require a consultation with our doctors if you have:

  • Rheumatic fever/infective endocarditis/heart murmur – Antibiotic prophylaxis required?
  • G6PD deficiency blood test required for Vitamin C > 8 gram – risk of haemolysis.
  • Deep vein thrombosis – beware Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to hyperhomocysteinemia.
  • Anaemia – associated with nutrient deficiencies of vitamins B2, B3, B6, B12, Folic acid,
  • Vitamin C, Iron, and Isoleucine.
  • Sickle cell, Spherocytosis, Thalassaemia – haemolysis caused by hypotonic solutions.
  • Epilepsy – glutamate, aspartate, proline & valine are contraindicated.
  • Haemorrhagic stroke – beware of risk posed by Vitamin E
  • Thyroid deficiency – beware of thyroid function suppression with L-Carnitine above 500mg.
  • Parathyroid overactive – beware of high calcium levels.
  • Pancreas (diabetes) – Beware of high concentrations Vitamin C that may cause
  • hypoglycaemia.
  • Kidney disease – beware of amino acids. Kidney blood tests are mandatory.
  • Liver disease – beware of amino acids. Liver function blood tests are mandatory.
  • Shell-fish allergy – beware of calcium gluconate (manufactured from shellfish).
  • Other allergies – beware.
  • Cancer – discuss with chemotherapist regarding IVNT suitability.
  • Osteoporosis – linked to deficiencies of Vitamin D, calcium, magnesium, Vitamin K,
  • oestrogen, testosterone, zinc and certain amino acids.


If you will be having Amino acid formula in your IV drip, you might not be a suitable candidate if you:

  • Are over 60 years of age, unless liver function tests and kidney function tests are normal.
  • Are a dehydrated patient including those within 7 days of an endurance sports event.
  • Are a patient with co-morbidities, e.g., uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
  • Are receiving chemotherapy and or radiotherapy.
  • Are a febrile patient
  • Have any form of kidney disease.
  • Have a history of hepatitis, cirrhosis and any other liver disease.
  • Have chronic alcohol abuse.
  • Have illegal drug abuse e.g., cocaine, opioids, etc.
  • Are epileptic
  • Had any vaccinations in the past 6 weeks.
  • Are receiving treatment for cardiac failure e.g., prescribed Digoxin.
  • Are receiving any experimental medication and participating in medical research.
  • Are allergic to amino acids.
  • Have a history of anaphylaxis.

Best Practices

Before Treatment

  • Please consume some food before the treatment. Do not come on an empty stomach.

After Treatment

  • To protect your skin: Protect your skin from harmful UV rays by applying sunscreen with a high SPF. (this is especially important outdoors or in direct sunlight)
  • Hydrate the skin: Use moisturizers that are suitable for your skin type to keep your skin hydrated. This will help maintain the skin’s suppleness and elasticity.
  • Avoid direct sunlight: Minimize exposure to direct sunlight, especially during peak hours when the sun is strongest. If you must go outside, wear protective clothing, such as a hat and long sleeves, and seek shade if possible.
  • Gentle Skin Care Routine: Use gentle cleansers and skin care products suitable for your skin type. Avoid harsh scrubbing or abrasive treatments that may irritate skin.
  • Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water to keep your body and skin hydrated from within.
  • Follow any additional instructions: Your healthcare provider may provide specific instructions based on your individual needs. Follow these instructions carefully to optimize the results of your Skin Brightening IVNT treatment.
  • Regular Checkups: Schedule a follow-up appointment with your doctor to assess your skin condition and discuss any concerns. Remember, Brightening IVNT Treatment is part of a comprehensive skincare routine. Be sure to consult with your doctor to determine if this treatment is right for you, and to receive aftercare guidance that is personalized to your specific needs and skin condition.

Recommended Treatment Session:

  • Six times is a course of treatment, once a week is recommended, and then changed to maintenance mode, 1-2 times a month for a course of drip treatment for three months.


IntraVita Skin Brightening

Frequent Questions

Intravenous nutrient therapy, also known as IV therapy, administers vitamins and minerals intravenously to aid the treatment of various medical conditions.

The most common types of intravenous nutrient therapy that are well-loved by our patients are:

  • Fat Burner Plus
  • Immuno Booster
  • Skin Brightening Drips

Yes, intravenous nutrient therapy is made up of essential nutrients. In fact, intravenous nutrient therapy is to be used as part of a healthy lifestyle in combination with exercise ad balance diet. It helps to improve overall health and well-being. 

Prior to the treatment, our practitioner will have a comprehensive consultation with patients to tailor a bespoke treatment plan. This involves discussion of treatment goals and signing of patient consent forms.

Afterwards, patients will receive intravenous nutrient therapy. The process usually takes around 45 minutes.

Usually, the effects become noticeable after 12-24 hours and they last for anything between 8 days to 3 weeks depending on the type of iv drips and the patient’s health. Some patients might need to undertake more than one treatment to achieve the desirable results.

Although intravenous nutrient therapy can be administered as a one-off treatment to give a nutrient boost, however, patients are often advised to follow a course of treatments to achieve the treatment goal.

Intravenous nutrient therapy is very safe if administered by an experienced and certified practitioner. However, as with any medication, intravenous nutrients therapy can cause side effects for some people. The common side effects are:

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Perspiration
  • Infection at the injection site
  • Rashes
  • Vein inflammation and bruising
  • Blood clots
  • Air embolism

(Any of the side effects occurred should subside 3-5 hours after the therapy)