Subcutaneous Injection
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Subcutaneous Injection Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

Some medicines need to be injected because they are not effective if taken by mouth. Subcutaneous injections are an easy way to deliver this type of medicine. Examples of medicines given by sub-Q injection include:

  • Insulin for people with diabetes
  • Low molecular weight heparin (eg, enoxaparin ) to prevent blood clots
 
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