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is there a smaller syringe that can be used other than the

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is there a smaller syringe that can be used other than the 22 gauge 1.5" that normally comes with the prescription for depo provera?

Dr. Owen :

Hello, I am Dr Owen, I am a Board Certified Ob/Gyn Medical Doctor and I want to help you.

Dr. Owen :

Yes, you can use a 23 1/2 or a 25 gauge needle for this - you just have to transfer the depo provera medication to this syringe

Dr. Owen :

hi

Dr. Owen :

the larger the number, the SMALLER the needle

Customer:

hello - I was just wondering if 1ml or 3ml?

Dr. Owen :

so an 18 gauge is a very large needle

Dr. Owen :

It does not matter the size of the syringe itself - even a 5 or 10mL syringe can work, just decrease the size of the needle with ANY syringe

Customer:

perfect. that's what I needed to know. thank you so much for your help!

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