intramuscular intramuscular

Definition(s):

  • (adj) within a muscle

Usage(s):

  1. Created from a human strain of the virus, the vaccine is given in two intramuscular shots.
  2. The doctor or nurse who tries to spare a patient pain by giving an intramuscular injection as fast as possible is making a mistake.
  3. Neosalvarsan may be applied directly to the sore or by intramuscular injection.

News

  1. FDA Investigating Two Deaths Following Zyprexa Relprevv Injection

    FDA is investigating two unexplained deaths in patients who received an intramuscular injection of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa Relprevv
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Kansas City InfoZine

  2. FDA investigating two deaths of patients taking Lilly's Zyprexa

    The FDA said in a safety announcement on its website that it is investigating two unexplained deaths in patients who received an intramuscular injection of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa. The patients ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • If DCF had been properly overseeing what goes on at Stonington, "the practice of involuntary intramuscular medication would have been discovered sooner and fewer children assaulted with needles," Milstein and Blumenthal wrote to DCF Commissioner...
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Hartford Courant

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