If you are on this website, it is clear that you want to know more about the advantages and disadvantages of B12 shots. And on our website you can find all you need to know about these injections, but it’s also very important to know how these are made. In the video bellow you will receive a great explanation on how intramuscular shots are given, because you should have intramuscular shots with the B12 vitamin for the best results. Check it and read further the exact explanation on how to perform a B12 shot on someone else if this is a subject of interest for you, from another point of view, too.
And here are the steps on making a B12 injection yourself:
- wash your hands thoroughly with soap and rinse completely;
- unwrap the syringe, prepare a cotton ball and alcohol;
- with the moist cotton rub the top of the vial, pull back the plunger of the syringe and allow enough air equivalent with the B12 quantity;
- hold the syringe in your dominant hand and push the needle in the top of the vial to inject the air in it;
- transfer the B12 vitamin in the syringe and triple check if you have the right dosage;
- rub the area where you will make the injection with the moist cotton ball;
- plunge the needle with your dominant hand into the muscle, but make sure you do it in the right place;
- if everything is OK, transfer the liquid into the muscle;
- pull the needle rapidly and apply the cotton ball with alcohol in it on the sensitive place;
- keep it for a couple of minutes;
- apply a bandage if needed.
As you can see, it’s not very complicated to give a B12 shot. So even if you prepare to give or to receive such shots, you now know all the details of the process.