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How do you mix HCG powder?

How do you mix HCG powder?

INSTRUCTIONS FOR 2ND HCG INJECTION (IF ORDERED BY MD)

  1. Mix with an 18 gauge 1 ½” needle.
  2. Use 3 cc of the 10 cc diluent to mix with the powder.
  3. Inject 3 cc of air into the vial of diluent prior to drawing out the fluid.
  4. Shake mixture gently.
  5. Draw 1.0 cc of mixture into the syringe.

Where should you inject HCG?

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.

Does HCG help with weight loss?

As a prescription medication, HCG is used mainly to treat fertility issues. HCG is not approved for over-the-counter use, nor has it been proved to work for weight loss. HCG medications are required to carry a label from the FDA noting that the medication is not effective for weight loss.

How do you mix Novarel 10000 units?

FOR PATIENTS WITH NOVAREL 5,000IU OR TWO VIALS OF NOVAREL, PLEASE SEE NEXT PAGE!! For 10,000 units: mix 1mL of saline with medication powder. Swirl until dissolved. Withdraw entire (1mL) solution and inject.

What happens if you don’t refrigerate HCG?

If hCG is left out of the fridge after being mixed it will not damage the medication. Try not to keep it unrefrigerated for more than 72 hours after being mixed.

Can you mix HCG with normal saline?

It will instantly dissolve when the Bacteriostatic Water comes in contact with it. The HCG usually includes a 1ml ampoule of liquid sterile saline, however, this amount is not sufficient for our injections and should be discarded. One vial of Bacteriostatic Water is required and is included in your HCG Mixing Kit.

Why is HCG given in IVF?

So HCG is used to produce the final maturation and release of eggs at the time of ovulation. HCG is most often used to release eggs in clomiphene or gonadotropin (Pergonal/Humegon/Repronex/FSH) cycles or for final preparation of the eggs before retrieval in IVF or GIFT.

How much weight do you lose with hCG injections?

A typical dosage used for weight loss programs is the daily dosage of 150 IU for six times per week or weekly dosage of 1000 IU.