Step 1: PreparationWash and dry your hands thoroughly Remove the seal from a new single-use needle. Remove the grey protective cap and remove any bubbles.
Step 2: InjectionDecapeptyl is given as a subcutaneous injection (under your skin) in the lower abdominal area. Clean the injection area with an alcohol swab. Pinch a fold of skin between your thumb and forefinger and insert the needle fully at a 90° angle of the syringe Keep the needle in the skin for 10 seconds after injecting and then withdraw the needle and discard immediately into your sharps container. Please be advised that when in doubt or if you have any questions or concerns, it is always best to contact the Nurses at the clinic and speak to them directly. Please note that the after hours number is strictly reserved for emergencies only.
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