Most beginners in steroid consumption are petrified when they’re presented with the option of injectable. As oral steroids are easier to get into the body, more people prefer such method over the other available option. The presence of DD 50mg or 25mg injection seems like a puzzle for beginners. Fortunately, resources are now accessible online. Beginners have a slight concern regarding the effectiveness of a cycle compared to the proper consumption of a medicine. That is why this article exists in order to give a clearer explanation to anyone who is trying to get comfortable in an injectable concept of taking steroid.
Steps in using steroid injections
Proper Use – 1st Phase:
The very first thing you must do is prepare all the needed materials. Get the vial, syringe and at least two needles, both of contrasting size. With regards to common anabolic steroids, people use a 23-25ga. X 1-15. But, depending on your level of comfort and from the advice of your doctor, just simply adhere to the prescription. Make sure you’re not re-using a needle. Be sure to clean the lid of the vial as well with a swab induced with an alcohol. Lastly, draw the liquid from the vial into your syringe. Take note on the advised combination of needle, syringe and vial dosage. Even if you think you can do better than the beginner’s dose, it’s still important to follow the minimum requirement for safety purposes.
Proper Use – 2nd Phase:
After you’ve successfully transferred the oil into the syringe, immediately replace the needle with a new one. Sure, your concern is not to save as much needle. But, if you want a smooth process, you better get the fresh needle with a sharp point. From there, you will have lesser chance to experience pain while injecting the steroid.
Choose a spot as to where you feel most confident and comfortable to administer the process. If you don’t have any idea regarding the safe areas in the body that can absorb the components of a steroid, have a look at the list below.
Safe muscles to administer injection
Proper Use – 3rd Phase:
Right after the successful injection in the desired muscle, you should apply pressure on the affected area. Do not use your bare fingers in doing so. Have a fresh cotton ball and hold it onto the area for about 20-30 seconds. In that process, you’re allowing the body to absorb the entire dosage of your steroid injected into it. After the specified time allotment of medium pressure with a cotton ball, remove and throw in the cotton properly. Some blood spots may be visible in the cotton, but there’s no need to worry. The blood you’ll see are just normal as it’s the default reaction of your skin since you’ve pierced it. Right then, sit and relax. While you’re recovering from the pain out of the affected area, try to massage it to minimize any potential of soreness. Although the latter part is not mandatory, but it somehow provides a soothing feeling after the injection is made.