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Taking IVF treatment, taken injection in tummy and back. How long does it take to give injection?

hi, im in ivf treatment w dr haripriya at prasanthi hospital. now i am on my forth day. got injection on my tummy and back. the nurse didnt mention the name of the injection i am getting. it took her less than 5 sec to do this. my undestanding is u need to take this medication in a certain dosange and that takes some time to inject into ur body. n also i wanted to is it ok to walk and do my normal work after this injection. the nurse didnt give me a certain answer to me. she was so rude.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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It would be better if you mention the name of injections. As you are on 4 th day of IVF treatment, I presume that you are getting gondatotropin injections( with or without Gnrh agonist) for ovarian stimulation or only Gnrh agonist. Yes you are right that dosage of injection is pre decided and exact dose should be taken correctly under the skin or intra muscularly. As volume of these injection is very small these injections can be given subcutaneously ( Highly purified and recombinant) in no time. It is absolutely OK to walk and do your normal routine. You should avoid physical or mental stress. Avoid lifting weights ( eg. Bucket filled with water ). Regarding dosage of injections you can always clarify with your treating doctor.
All the very best for the treatment.
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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