You will need
- a syringe;
- - alcohol.
Buy the syringe. For intramuscular injection is suitable for syringes with long thin needles. Do not use syringes with a short needle, because she might not get to the muscles. When administering medication under the skin, inflammation can occur.
Ask the patient to lie down and relax the muscles. This position allows you to enter an injection the most painless. If a person will stand at the time of insertion of the needle of his muscles may involuntarily reduced, which will lead to pain.
Determine what you need to do an injection. Mentally divide the buttock into four parts. The injection needs to be done in the extreme upper part. For convenience, mark this place zelenkoj or iodine. This step is the most important in the whole procedure. If you insert the needle in the wrong place you can damage the sciatic nerve, leading to serious complications and pain.
Take the vial of medication and tap on its tip. Wipe the tip with a cotton swab moistened with alcohol, then break it using a special nail file.
Open the package with a syringe. Without removing the needle and protective cap, slide it over the syringe. Take in one hand a vial of medicine, and tilt. Remove the needle cap and gently draw up the medicine into the syringe.
Hold the syringe needle up and tap it with your finger so that any air bubbles have risen. Gently push the plunger of the syringe, displacing the air until, until the tip of the needle does not appear a drop of medication.
Treat the injection site with a cotton swab moistened with alcohol. Dramatically insert the needle three quarters. Insert the needle under an angle of 90 degrees, so as not to cause pain. Slowly inject the medication. Press the injection site with cotton swab with alcohol and as abruptly at a right angle, remove the needle.
Follow all procedures carefully pre-washed hands.
If after drug administration was formed lump, put it on a warm heating pad. Purchase at the pharmacy ointment, which helps dissolve lumps and bruises after injections.