INVEGA TRINZA® Common Dosing and Administration Topics
Needle Selection – Deltoid Injection
Consistent with the INVEGA TRINZA® Prescribing Information:
- Deltoid Injection - The recommended needle size for administration of INVEGA TRINZA® into the deltoid muscle is determined by the patient’s weight:
• For patients weighing less than 90 kg, the 1-inch, 22 gauge thin wall needle is recommended.
• For patients weighing 90 kg or more, the 1½-inch, 22 gauge thin wall needle is recommended.
- Administer into the center of the deltoid muscle. Deltoid injections should be alternated between the two deltoid muscles.