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Why does zyprexa (olanzapine) relprevv have to given in the butt?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Zyprexa (olanzapine) Relprevv

Is an injection designed to release slowly into the blood stream over a 4 week period.
As such, it is designed to be given deep intramuscularly. Your bicps, where most other injections are given, are not big enough.

In brief: Zyprexa (olanzapine) Relprevv

Is an injection designed to release slowly into the blood stream over a 4 week period.
As such, it is designed to be given deep intramuscularly. Your bicps, where most other injections are given, are not big enough.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Zyprexa (olanzapine) relprevv

Thigh muscle is larger & is more suitable for deep intramuscular injections.

In brief: Zyprexa (olanzapine) relprevv

Thigh muscle is larger & is more suitable for deep intramuscular injections.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: For safety

This was how the medication was standardized and approved by the fda.
Absorption rates can differ based on the muscle and the vascular supply to the muscle. Ideally with relprevv due to the 7/10000 rate of pdss the injection is provided in large muscle.

In brief: For safety

This was how the medication was standardized and approved by the fda.
Absorption rates can differ based on the muscle and the vascular supply to the muscle. Ideally with relprevv due to the 7/10000 rate of pdss the injection is provided in large muscle.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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