A 74-year-old male asked:
If the oral route for vitamin k administration cannot be used and iv is unsafe and s/c administration is not very effective is the im route effective?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
YES: Intramuscular administration will generally assure reasonable distribution of the drug within a dependable period.The generous circulation in that area and the milking action of muscle contraction help with distribution.
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Last updated Aug 15, 2014
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