Question about vitamine B12 IM injection
- 0Jun 23, '07 by angle85Hi,
Im newly graduated.
I assigned to give my uncle a course of vit B12 inj.
but he express pain at time of inj, is it from vit B12
it self or my little experience ?
and how can I master this problem?
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- 0Jul 2, '07 by GeminiTwinRNI give myself IM injections of B-12 every month, up to 2cc's. I use a 1" 23g needle and the injection is in the thigh.
I don't necessarily agree that it's a painful injection. The only pain I feel is when the needle pokes the skin. The actual fluid isn't particularly thick or viscous, so I'm not sure why it hurts.
Also, I don't inject slowly, either.