Some fertility patients need to receive medications via injection, which are most often done in their home, not in the doctor’s office. Some people find this to be a difficult part of their treatment.
Injections can be subcutaneous (into the fat under the skin) or intramuscular (into the muscle). You can give them to yourself or a partner or person from your support system can do it.
For preparation and administration videos for commonly used medications during fertility treatment, we suggest patients reference Freedom MedTEACH.
You can help prevent injury, illness, and pollution by following some simple steps when disposing of your used needles and hazardous waste in your household trash or at a household hazardous waste (HHW) collection facility.