Insulin Syringes - 10 Count
Disposable insulin syringes for subcutaneous injections. Choose size and gauge below. Sold in packs of 10.
- 29g 0.5" 1/2cc
- 30g 0.5" 1cc
- 30g 5/16" 1cc
- 31g 5/16" 0.5cc
Save on insulin syringes for at-home injections
A subcutaneous injection (SC) uses a short needle to inject a drug into the tissue layer between the skin and the muscle. This type of injection allows absorption of the medicine slowly, usually over a 12 hour period.
- Needle gauge refers to the opening of the needle where the medicine is released. The smaller the gauge number, the larger the needle opening.
- Needle size refers to the length of the needle.
Drugs delivered subcutaneously include:
- Vitamin B12 - BUY NOW
- Immunoglobulin for some flu shots
Subcutaneous injection sites include:
- Abdomen: at or under the level of the belly button, about two inches away from the navel
- Arm: back or side of the upper arm
- Thigh: front of the thigh
Intravenous (IV) shots are injected directly into the vein. They may be administered though an IV drip. They are the fastest and most potent delivery method. Fine gauge needles may be used for small veins.
Intramuscular (IM) shots are injected deeply into the muscles and use longer needles. These shots have different absorption rates from subcutaneous and IV injections.
|Use or Effects||Subcutaneous Injection|
Used for subcutaenous injection. Follow all instructions provided in the package insert.
What is a subcutaneous injection?
A subcutaneous injection is a shot given into the fat layer between the skin and muscle. Subcutaneous injections are used to give small amounts and certain kinds of medicine.
What should I know about the syringe?
There are 3 parts to a syringe:
The needle goes into your skin. The barrel holds the medicine and has markings on it like a ruler. The markings are for milliliters (mL). The plunger is used to get medicine into and out of the syringe.
Insulin syringes hold a maximum of 1 mL of medicine. The syringe has markings from 10 to 100. The marking at 100 is the same as 1 mL. The marking at 50 is the same as ½ mL.