What size needles for hCG injection?

INSTRUCTIONS FOR 1ST HCG INJECTION Each comes with a 10-cc bottle of sterile water and a bottle of powder. Mix with an 18 gauge 1 ½” needle. You only need 1 cc of water to mix with the powder.

Is Pregnyl intramuscular?

It is available for intramuscular injection in multiple dose vials containing 10,000 USP units of sterile dried powder with 5 mg monobasic sodium phosphate and 4.4 mg dibasic sodium phosphate.

What size needles for HCG injection?

Is a 22 gauge needle bigger than 25?

The higher the gauge, the smaller the diameter.

What is 25 gauge needle?

The length of a needle is listed after the gauge number. For example, 25G ½ refers to a 25 gauge, ½ inch-long needle. Longer needles (½ inch or longer) are commonly used for intramuscular injections, while shorter (shorter than ½ inch) needles are more often used for intravenous injections.

Where do you inject Pregnyl?

The lower abdomen is a common injection site for hCG. It’s an easy site to inject, because there’s usually more subcutaneous fat in this area. Stick to the semi-circle area below your belly button and above your pubic region. Be sure to stay at least one inch away from your belly button.

What is Pregnyl ® (chorionic gonadotropin for injection USP)?

The beta subunits of these hormones differ in amino acid sequence. PREGNYL ® (chorionic gonadotropin for injection USP) is a highly purified pyrogen-free preparation obtained from the urine of pregnant females. It is standardized by a biological assay procedure.

How many units of Pregnyl do I need to take?

Pregnyl Dosage and Administration 1 4000 USP units 3 times weekly for 3 weeks. 2 5000 USP units every second day for 4 injections. 3 15 injections for 500 to 1000 USP units over a period of 6 weeks. 4 500 USP units 3 times weekly for 4 to 6 weeks…

What size needle do you use for progesterone injections?

Because the progesterone in oil is thicker than the water-based medications, some nurses order 18-gauge 1.5-inch needles to withdraw it from the vial. This needle can be intimidating due to its large size, but is only used to draw up the medication. You will use a 22-gauge 1- or 1.5-inch needle to do your injection.

Where is the product Pregnyl® manufactured?

Pregnyl ® manufactured by: Baxter Oncology GmbH, Halle 33790, Germany For patent information: www.merck.com/product/patent/home.html All rights reserved.