Eons ago all vax's were given im, (in the muscle). After testing by the manufacturer's of the vaccines, a sq avenue was approved. Im injections take practice and this is not for the layperson to attempt.
Hardly ever does an im injection result with a reaction. It's always better to go im.
Subcutaneous injections are easy for most people. (sq) It's not alway's the best way though. So many people are vaccinating and treating their pets on their own these days, I can see why this method is recommended. If a drug calls for im administration go im, if it calls for im OR sq..go im. Only people with the knowledge of im injections should attempt to give one.
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Last edited by Karin; June 29th, 2005 at 08:38 PM.