How do you inject Clexane in the thigh?

How do you inject Clexane in the thigh?

Direct subcutaneous injection should be given into a subcutaneous tissue skinfold of the abdomen or the upper-outer aspect of the thigh. The skinfold should be held throughout the injection. After removal of the needle, do not rub the site. Rather, place firm, even pressure to the site of injection for 1-5 minutes.

How do you give an injection in the abdomen?

Take a large pinch of skin to pull the fatty tissue away from the muscle underneath it. Holding the pen or syringe like a dart, quickly insert the needle at a 90-degree angle to the skin. Slowly inject the medication. Release the pinch of skin, then withdraw the needle.

Why do we pinch skin for subcutaneous injection?

Pinch your skin. (Your thumb and forefinger should be about an inch and a half apart.) This pulls the fatty tissue away from the muscle and makes the injection easier.

How do you administer Clexane?

Clexane is administered by deep subcutaneous injection. Injection of Clexane should be alternated between the left and right anterolateral abdominal wall using a different site for each injection. Do not expel the air bubble from the syringe before the injection to avoid the loss of drug.

What is Clexane used for in pregnancy?

Clexane (also known as enoxaparin) is a type of medicine called a low molecular weight heparin (LMWH). It is an injection which thins your blood and reduces the risk of developing blood clots (thrombosis). If you have developed a clot in this pregnancy it reduces the risk of you developing more.

Why do I need Clexane in pregnancy?

It is important that the heparin injections (Clexane) are monitored when you are pregnant so your blood thinning is at the right level. This will make sure your blood is not too thin which can cause bleeding or not thin enough which can cause blood clots.

Where do you inject peptides?

Peptides can be injected around the umbilicus, behind the arm, or top of the thigh in the subcutaneous (fatty) tissue just like insulin. Some peptides may be prescribed to inject in the subcutaneous tissue around an area of injury.

When can I start taking Clexane during pregnancy?

You’ll probably start taking your daily Clexane injections on your embryo transfer day, or from five days before. But your clinic might even start them on day 1 of your stimulating medication. 20 mg daily is common. Doses of 40 mg can be used, though not much higher.

Why is Clexane given during pregnancy?

How do you inject HGH in your thigh?

HGH should always be injected subcutaneously, i.e., just below the skin and into the fatty tissue. The best sites are the stomach, deltoid, and thigh. Simply pinch along the skin and inject the hormone into the roll of fat. Alternate the sites to avoid bruising.