IGF injection question
- 11-28-2004, 08:10 PM
IGF injection question
Today was my first injection of IGF and I could have a slight problem, can't say for sure. Anywho, I diluted the IGF with BAW in the syringe, but it appeared as if the two didn't mix well. I messed with the syringe a little, turning back and forth, to no avail. I injected regardless, held the needle in for 15 seconds, removed, and clear liquid/blood oozed out. As for the injection, I'll attempt to solve this using z-track, but as far as the other problem, any ideas? Does the IGF mix with BAW and I can't tell?
- 11-28-2004, 08:19 PM
Don't worry about whether it mixed, you can't do anything else but draw the IGF then BAW. As far as the blood goes, you must have somehow hit a shallow vein, maybe you lost some. Insulin syringe I take it?
You should feel this stuff within 45 mins. Some low blood sugar maybe, extreme hunger, maybe some fatigue. I do everytime I take it.
- 11-28-2004, 08:57 PM
yeah, it's a 3/10 slin pin. figured the most accurate is the way to go. might try the bicep tommorrow since it has thinner skin.
11-28-2004, 09:21 PM
the best way to mix is to draw the IGF first(so you dont ruin it), then draw up some BW leaving at least 10 IU free. draw back the 10+ IU and shake the **** out of it. i found if there is no air - it doesnot mix. my pins held 100IU - i put 15IU IGF, 50IU BW amd 20 IU air - shake - you are good.
11-28-2004, 09:49 PM
11-29-2004, 08:50 PM
When I watch the air bubbles rush in the syringe while I'm pulling in the BAW there's no doubt it's mixing as I draw.
My biggest concern is losing some due to back pressure and letting it get into the BAW vial. The pressure thing is tough sometimes, I've lot a days worth becuase when I pulled out of the IGF vial the syringe plunger lurched forward and spit most of it out. Now I'm careful about that.
11-29-2004, 08:56 PM
haven't had that problem. did injection #2 today, took a while for it to mix well, no leakage, no issues.
11-29-2004, 09:02 PM
I find that the faster I draw the BW, the better it mixes up with the IGF. If I draw slowly, it completely separates like salad dressing. Still draw the IGF slow, but try filling the syringe with BW real fast, it'll mix for you.
11-29-2004, 09:04 PM
11-29-2004, 09:10 PM
Beelze, or anyone else, I am the only one that feels the drain after taking it? I've never taken slin, but it must be somewhat similar.
11-29-2004, 09:12 PM
11-29-2004, 09:22 PM
11-29-2004, 09:23 PM
my method not work? i found it would turn a milky color after shaking the **** out of it with air in the tube....Originally Posted by Beelzebub
11-29-2004, 09:53 PM
yeah, it worked somewhat with a few modifications. shaking didn't really do too much but my knowledgeable nurse wife did some plucking and it worked out. thanks for the suggestion.
11-29-2004, 09:56 PM
11-29-2004, 11:39 PM
vigorously shaking long proteins like these can result is denaturing the material....
at what threshold I can't say.... if its milky... afterward, there is a good likelihood of denaturing..
Originally Posted by goldylight
11-30-2004, 01:19 AM
mine didn't turn this color, but i'm curious as to how fast this takes place. i mean, if i shake the piss out of it, turns milky, and you inject it right then, how much is actually ruined? i wouldn't think much.Originally Posted by crazydoc1
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