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Can Menopur injection postpone menses?

Can Menopur injection postpone menses?

Yes--delay it: Menopur recruits more follicles and stimulates them to grow. The more follicles you make, the higher your progesterone level will be. If you make a very large amount of progesterone, then you can delay your menses. You won't get your menses until your progesterone level falls below a threshold value. ...Read more

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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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Procedure for giving iron dextran injection (imferon)?

Procedure for giving iron dextran injection (imferon)?

Iron dextran: Iron dextran is given intravenously over several hours and usually needs to be given with premedications like hydrocortisone, benadryl, and tylenol (acetaminophen) to prevent allergic reactions. ...Read more

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What are epidural steroid injection complications?

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What are epidural steroid injection complications?

ESI complication: The potential risks associated with epidural steroid injection include spinal headache from a dural puncture, bleeding, infection, allergic reaction, and nerve damage / paralysis. Corticosteroid side effects may cause weight gain, water retention, hot flashes, mood swings or insomnia, and elevated blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. ...Read more

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How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?

How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?

Reversal agent?: Haven't heard of any reversal agent for an intramuscular or intradermal injection of a corticosteroid medication like kenalog (triamcinolone). One's primary care doctor and the doctor who did the injection can work together to help treat side effects, whatever those might be. ...Read more

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Is a cortisone injections the same as epidural steroid injection?

Is a cortisone injections the  same as epidural steroid injection?

Well: Technically no difference, they are probably the same. However, if the cortisone injection is not done under an x-ray machine (fluoroscopic c-arm) then it could be that the cortisone injection may be just that an injection into the muscle like a trigger point injection. Speak with your doctor to get clarity about what you will be getting. ...Read more

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Can a pharmacist administer an intramuscular injection?

Can a pharmacist administer an intramuscular injection?

In India inject in: Almost anything. I had a friend, travel to india, had a sore butt, was referred to someone and the next thing he knew, this guy (who knows what credentials) was sucking some kind of pus or serum out of his butt through a bamboo straw. He felt better. Scary stuff. All bets are off in other countries. Then again, we spend more than twice the amount of any country and r one of the unhappiest of them. ...Read more

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Eggs and MMR injection?

Eggs and MMR injection?

No Contraindication: There is no contraindication even if you are allegy to eggs.It is safe ...Read more

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How are heparin injections given?

How are heparin injections given?

Subq: Most Heparin injections are administered subcutaneously or intravenously. ...Read more

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Can a intramuscular injection be given subcutaneously and still work?

Can a intramuscular injection be given subcutaneously and still work?

Perhaps, but depends: Each medication, or parenteral drug or testing such as a tuberculin test has a different purpose and different absorption characteristics. So some have to be given in the muscle and some within the skin layers. So follow the instructions of the manufacturer of the product. ...Read more

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Kenalog (triamcinolone) allergy shot and pregnancy?

Kenalog (triamcinolone) allergy shot and pregnancy?

PREGNANCY: If mom is receiving allergy shots during pregnancy, then the amount must be minimal so that it will not affect pregnancy especially the 1st trimester. ...Read more

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How is an epidural steroid injection typically performed?

How is an epidural steroid injection typically performed?

It varies!: An epidural injection may be performed anywhere along the full length of the spine. It will usually be placed near the source of the pain or numbness: in the upper spine for neck pain, or the lower spine for back pain. In a pain clinic, sedation will sometimes be given to help with any discomfort. X-ray may be used for very precise positioning of the needle. ...Read more

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What is the difference btw using celestone (betamethasone) or depot Medrol (methylprednisolone) for epidural steroid injections?

What is the difference btw using celestone (betamethasone) or depot Medrol (methylprednisolone) for epidural steroid injections?

Chemical Structure: Among physiatrists, anesthesiologist and other pain physicians, both of these steroids have a unique, and sometimes, interchangeable place in pain blocks depending on anatomical considerations (lumbar, cervical, transforaminal, etc.). Ask your physician what he/she is comfortable using, and why....They'll love the question! ...Read more

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Out of pocket cost for synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injection for hip?

Out of pocket cost for synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injection for hip?

Not FDA approved: The reason the cost is so high is that these products are not fda approved for use in the hip. Since they are used off label , insurance will not cover the cost of the material but usually will cover the procedure cost. ...Read more

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Took Clomid (clomiphene) 50 mg, 5 gonal injection, pregnyl injection. Did sex in ovulation days . Why i may not be pregnant?

Took Clomid (clomiphene) 50 mg, 5 gonal injection, pregnyl injection. Did sex in ovulation days . Why i may not be pregnant?

Common: The in general the chance of not being pregnant is much higher than the chance of being pregnant. You may have a 10% chance of being pregnant and a 90% chance of not being pregnant. That is because the treatment does not affect fertilization, take into account egg quality, help the sperm, or deal with the tubes. So the vast majority of women will not get pregnant at any given treatment. ...Read more

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What size needle for testostrone injection?

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What size needle for testostrone  injection?

Large ones: Usually the 20-21 gauge needles are needed due to the thickness of the testosterone solution. It can be given in smaller needles but more difficult to inject. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: intramuscular injection?

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Shot into muscle!: Intramuscular (im) injection is a shot given in large muscle groups, typically shoulder (deltoid), thigh (vastus lateralis) and/or butt (gluteus). Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/intramuscular_injection & http://www.Drugs.Com/cg/how-to-give-an-intramuscular-injection.Html for more info. ...Read more

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Can a pharmacist administer an intramuscular injection?

In India inject in: Almost anything. I had a friend, travel to india, had a sore butt, was referred to someone and the next thing he knew, this guy (who knows what credentials) was sucking some kind of pus or serum out of his butt through a bamboo straw. He felt better. Scary stuff. All bets are off in other countries. Then again, we spend more than twice the amount of any country and r one of the unhappiest of them. ...Read more

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How can you treat pain at an intramuscular injection site?

How can you treat pain at an intramuscular injection site?

Ice 15 minutes /day: Keep site clean and dry, and apply ice as above, pain med with anti-inflammatory activity (ibuprofen, naproxen) should take care of it. The complications of an im injections are worrisome, so may need checking with the doc. Is an abscess forming; is a cellulitis (infection in surrounding skin tissue)'starting. As with any other problem, c doc if persisted, become red and hot and painful. ...Read more

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If fertility meds, can I give myself intramuscular injection?

IM or subq: Fertility meds can be taken as a pill or an injection. Injections can be either subcutaneous or intramuscular. ...Read more

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How many hours/days does ascorbic acid stay in the body through an intramuscular injection?

How many hours/days does ascorbic acid stay in the body through an intramuscular injection?

Unknown: Ascorbic acid is generally given by mouth and there is much debate on how long it lasts in the human body. The half life is described in the medical literature as being anywhere between 30 min and 17 days. In general we think of vitamin c levels easily reaching capacity and having a relatively short half life which is why we advise for daily oral supplementation. ...Read more

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How long should a intramuscular injection hurt?

How long should a intramuscular injection hurt?

A few days: I'd its a deep muscular injection (like those given in the gluteal region) - it can be sore for 1-3 days. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can a intramuscular injection be given subcutaneously and still work?

Perhaps, but depends: Each medication, or parenteral drug or testing such as a tuberculin test has a different purpose and different absorption characteristics. So some have to be given in the muscle and some within the skin layers. So follow the instructions of the manufacturer of the product. ...Read more

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Where on the body can people give themselves an intramuscular injection?

Where on the body can people give themselves an intramuscular injection?

Many sites: Intramuscular injections allow for slow absorption of the active components of an injection as opposed to subcutaneous which is usually faster. The most common sites are the deltoid, biceps, anterior thigh and gluteal region. The anterior thigh is easiest to do yourself. Hopefully whoever prescribed this injection instructed you on how to do it. ...Read more

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Can a pharmacist administer intramuscular injection in the buttocks in india?

In India inject in: Almost anything. I had a friend, travel to india, had a sore butt, was referred to someone and the next thing he knew, this guy (who knows what credentials) was sucking some kind of pus or serum out of his butt through a bamboo straw. He felt better. Scary stuff. All bets are off in other countries. Then again, we spend more than twice the amount of any country and r one of the unhappiest of them. ...Read more

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Will an intramuscular injection cause sciatica if it is given in the wrong location on the buttocks?

Will an intramuscular injection cause sciatica if it is given in the wrong location on the buttocks?

Its possible: If the injection was not given on the upper outside area of the buttock. Occasionally though the injection site can irritate the muscle around the sciatic nerve and cause pain. If it does not resolve, I would consider getting an evaluation for this. ...Read more

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What's the risk of sciatic nerve injury in an intramuscular injection to the buttocks?

What's the risk of sciatic nerve injury in an intramuscular injection to the buttocks?

Small: Not that these cannot occur, but considering the number of these types of injections that are done, they are rare - especially done " by the books" or with the proper technique which is by giving it in the upper outer quadrant of the buttocks, away from the sciatic notch where the nerve is.. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the risk of sciatic nerve injury in an intramuscular injection to the buttocks?

Please help! what is the risk of sciatic nerve injury in an intramuscular injection to the buttocks?

Sciatic nerve damage: Sciatic nerve is very deep in the buttock muscles. It is unlikely to be damaged from an intra-muscular injection. When it is blocked for regional anesthesia for foot and ankle surgery, a very long needle has to be used usually 4". ...Read more

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Will the k12 strain (the kind you would use in biology class) cause sepsis if introduced to the blood stream by say an intramuscular injection of 1 ml?

Will the k12 strain (the kind you would use in biology class) cause sepsis if introduced to the blood stream by say an intramuscular injection of 1 ml?

Well, I must say: that your question is making me really wonder why you are asking it. Are you or anyone else considering injecting this into another person??? ...Read more

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What r progesterone injections really for after ivf?

What r progesterone injections really for after ivf?

To improve success!: Progesterone helps improve chances the embryo will successfully attach to the uterine lining and result in a successful pregnancy. ...Read more

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When is it best to start injections before ivf?

When is it best to start injections before ivf?

IVF?: If you are undergoing ivf treatment your doctor should have a fully outlined protocol with dates and times of every medication, when and how it should be given. In general ivf stimulation medications are started approximately 2 weeks prior to the eggs being retrieved. ...Read more

Intramuscular Injection (Definition)

Intramuscular (im) injection is a shot given in large muscle groups, typically shoulder (deltoid), thigh (vastus lateralis) and/or butt (gluteus). Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/intramuscular_injection & ...Read more