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What would happen if you inject rubbing alcohol in your vain?

What would happen if you inject rubbing alcohol in your vain?

Intoxicatiion: Depending on the amount, isopropyl alcohol injected intravenously may cause intoxication. It should never be injected as it is not an acceptable intravenous drug. ...Read more

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What happens if you inject alcohol into a vein?

What happens if you inject alcohol into a vein?

Alcohol: Is a strong sclerosing agent, namely it will close the veins. It is used by some for what is called a-v malformations. It is dangerous as it can cause slough of skin. Associated with severe pain and watch for intoxication. ...Read more

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I take an im injectable medicine and forgot to swab off the top w alcohol. Should I consider it contaminated or is it still ok (just forgot that once)?

I take an im injectable medicine and forgot to swab off the top w alcohol. Should I consider it contaminated or is it still ok (just forgot that once)?

Why take a chance?: There are articles (here's one: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc272643/pdf/jcm00139-0223.Pdf) that say contamination of a multidose vial is not a significant risk. Nevertheless there is a chance you pushed some bacteria into the vial, and i know my wife (a nurse) would say throw it out and start a new one. Why take the chance? Medicine is (relatively) cheap, infections are expensive. ...Read more

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Does injectable testosterone propinate have alcohol in it?

Does injectable testosterone propinate have alcohol in it?

Usually not: However i'm worried that you're taking this medication for non-medical reasons. Therefore you're obtaining it through an illegal pathway, and who know what's in the stuff you're injecting? Don't play russian roulette with your health. ...Read more

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Is it possible to inject alcohol as tooth remover anaesthetic?

Alcohol injection: The quick answer is no. You do not want to do that. Permanent damage will result. ...Read more

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Ingesting alcohol just feels warm relaxed and a bit numb, is it bad to inject it?

Ingesting alcohol just feels warm relaxed and a bit numb, is it bad to inject it?

Yes very bad: See a psychiatrist. Injecting alcohol could kill you. If you are under stress or depressed, psychiatrist is the expert. ...Read more

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Is there an advantage to injecting metatrexate. Can you still drink alcohol occasionly?

Sometimes: Methotrexate (mtx) can be taken either orally or by injection. While the pills are more popular, the self-administered injections are cheaper, often better tolerated, and sometines more effective. Alcohol must be limited to an occcasional drink with either oral or injected mtx. Enjoy a coctail or nice glass of wine with saturday night dinner but don't drink on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Is there an advantage to injecting metatrexate. Can you still drink alcohol occassionally?

Is there an advantage to injecting metatrexate. Can you still drink alcohol occassionally?

Yes: You will get differing opinions but i tell my patients that occasional small amounts of alcohol are ok. I tell them 3-4 drinks a week are reasonable. Methotrexate by injection has some modest advantage over the oral form. ...Read more

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What happens if you inject nyquil, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) surgar, salt, vinegar and alcohol into your muscles?

What happens if you inject nyquil, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) surgar, salt, vinegar and alcohol into your muscles?

Inject Nyquil: You die! why in the world would you want to inject medications that are not meant to be injected? If you are asking this, you are either joking or you need to go see your doctor for counseling. ...Read more