How do medications like Ozympic get absorbed into the bloodstream when they’re injected into fatty parts of the body like the stomach or thigh?

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It’s just fascinating to me. How does a tiny dose of medication going into a large mass of fat get absorbed?

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Because there are capillaries leading to every part of your body. That’s why if you get a scratch it bleeds. If a medication is potent and needs to be absorbed slowly, it’s injected like that into adipose tissue. Injecting a medication directly into the blood has it traveling through all parts of the body more or less immediately.

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Insulin; epinephrine; and many others all use fatty area injections

It’s easy to find; less painful and provides more “controlled” absorption.

Medicine right into the vein can cause issues being too rabidly avsilable

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