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How to give yourself an injection of subcutaneous Methotrexate

How to give yourself an injection of subcutaneous Methotrexate

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Unfortunately, we don’t have access to pre-filled syringes or pens on the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits scheme.

So, people who need to use Methotrexate via injection, under the skin (subcutaneously), will need to actually draw up the solution and then self-inject or they need to have a family member or health professional perform this.

This can be very daunting. 

To help demystify this process, my friend and colleague, Dr Claire Barrett was involved in producing these resources.

 

 

And there is also a pdf explaining this process on our Australian Rheumatology Association website that you can access clicking here.

Hope you find them useful!

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