Instructions » Vitamin Injections (Instructions + Dosage)
Fill syringe included in your package completely to the 1ml line.
Best results if used AT LEAST twice weekly (30ml vials will expire if not used 2x a week)
The intramuscular route should not be used in cases where muscle size and condition is not adequate to support sufficient
uptake of the vitamin compound. Intramuscular injections should not be given at a site where there is any indication of pain.
Intramuscular (IM) injections are given directly into the central area of selected muscles. There are a number of sites on the
human body that are suitable for IM injections; however, there are three sites that are most commonly used in this
The deltoid muscle is the bulky muscle extending from the shoulder to the upper arm and can be used for intramuscular
injections. Please review the diagram for accurate location of the deltoid muscle, and be sure that the muscle has
significant bulk/mass for IM injection.
The gluteus medius muscle is the third commonly used site for IM injections. See diagram for the correct location of
injection. Determining which site is most appropriate will depend upon the patient's muscle density at each site, the type
and nature of medication you wish to administer, and of course the patient's preferred site for injections.
Carefully remove the injection supplies that have been provided by DP Injectables. Place the correct vial and injection
supplies on a clean dry surface. This should include the vial, alcohol prep pads, IM syringe with needle, and bandaid. Wash
hands and the area to be injected well. Dry hands and injection site with a clean dry cloth. Carefully remove the top of vial,
or if using a multiple use vial, wipe the alcohol prep pad to clean the rubber top of the vial. Remove the needle cap. Hold
the vial in one hand, and carefully push needle into rubber top. Turn vial upside down and pull syringe plunger until the
correct amount of solution is in the syringe (1 ml). Open the second alcohol prep pad, and clean the area to be injected
well. Carefully thrust the syringe with IM needle into the muscle at a 90 degree angle. Holding the syringe with one hand,
gently pull back on the plunger. If no blood enters the syringe, then it is safe to inject the solution. If a flash of blood is seen,
then the needle may be in a small vein. Retry positioning in this case. Inject slowly and steadily until desired amount has
been given. Remove needle, carefully recap the needle and discard into waste container. Place bandaid over injection site.