We have been told by medical professionals that swabbing the injection site with alcohol prior to injection is not recommended, something to do with the alcohol and insulin reacting. Can you please advise?
There is no need to use an alcohol swab on the skin before an injection. It will make the site sting and tend to make the skin tough if used regularly.
Original posting 29 Jan 97
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:52
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