How do I reconstitute and inject the growth hormone?
When in liquid form, the somatropin molecules are very fragile. They easily get destroyed by heat (even room temperatures) and vigorous shaking. Some precautions are necessary – do not inject the water directly into the powder with force, do not drop or shake a reconstituted vial, do not freeze it and do not leave it out of the refrigerator for longer than a few minutes. Keep the freeze dried (lyophilized) growth hormone vials refrigerated as well.
Human growth hormone can be reconstituted with several types of water, including sterile bacteriostatic water (0.9% sodium chloride), normal saline (0.9% NaCl) or plain sterile water for injection. Any will work, but if possible the plain sterile water should be used.
Although HGH can be mixed and injected with any type and size of syringe, the Insulin type syringes are the most suitable. If possible get the ones with 100 markings on the side. It will make it easier to properly determine the dosage of HGH.
3. HGH mixing (reconstitution) instruction:
Remove the plastic cap from the top of the vial and clean the rubber with a medical alcohol pad/swab. Take and insulin syringe and pull 1 ml of water (100 markings) into it. Note: regardless of how much water you use (be it 1ml or 2ml) the mixture still has the same overall strength. Water is just a transport method for the HGH. If you used double amount of water when reconstituting the HGH, you would have to use double amount of mixture when injecting yourself to get the same dose. People usually use 1ml because it fits fully into a standard insulin type syringe.
You now have 1ml of water in the syringe. Push the needle through the rubber cap of the vial, but position it sideways so that the water will slide down the inside wall of the vial. Do not inject directly into the powder with force, rather let the water slide out slowly.
Majority of the white powder will dissolve within seconds, but there will be some lumps left over. Do not shake the vial in an attempt to get them to dissolve. If you are in a hurry, you can gently roll the vial between your fingers. If you do this for a few minutes all of the powder will dissolve. Alternatively you can let the vial sit in the refrigerator for 15 – 30 minutes. By that time the somatropin will dissolve completely.
Before pulling the liquid HGH into the insulin syringe, give the vial a few turns between your fingers to gently mix the solution. The HGH vials are under vacuum (negative air pressure) which makes it harder to pull the liquid out. To relieve the vacuum inject a full syringe of air into the top of the vial (do not make the liquid bubble).
Some people use a new syringe for each injection, others pull the entire content of the HGH vial into the syringe and reuse it several times until it’s empty. The choice is yours.Read MoreHow reconstitute and inject the growth hormone