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Subcutaneous injection is a method of injecting medication into the subcutaneous tissue, the layer of fat right under the skin. A short needle is used to inject a medicine into the tissue layer between the skin and muscle. Medication administered this way is usually absorbed more slowly compared with when injected into the vein, sometimes even over a period of 24 hours. Read more: Where Do You Give a Subcutaneous Injection? Article


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