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Posted by: Kevin | 2008/01/23

HRT

Hi, Im a 45year old Male. Ive recently been put on HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) by my Doctor due to blood results showing very low Testosterone levels. Ive been prescribed Depotrone at 200mg/week. Ive been getting the nurse to inject me every week but my Doc recommends I can self-inject to save time instead of going there every week. Ive purchased needles and syringes but am no 100% sure on the injection process. I'll be injecting into my quads and glutes. Please can you explain to me the injection process or direct me to a website where they explain what to do. These injections are intra-muscular so I dont need to worry about the air bubbles right?

THanks.

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Dear Kevin
Best will be to have the nurse teach you the proper technique. Although you don't have to worry as much about air bubbles, this can cause pain in the muscle ( the volume can tear the muscle fibres), and then you need to be sure that you don't inject into a nerve or a blood vessel, so how to check for this and where to inject is important.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Mmmmmmm | 2008/01/24

steroid dot com will give you all the info you need. 200 mg Depo(Test Cyp) is more than most people take - the norm seems to be 100mg Test Enan.

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