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Thursday, 10/17/2019 8:33:40 AM

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:33:40 AM

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One of the advantages of Sub Q infusions over IV infusions is convenience.
Let's unwrap what convenience really means. Sub q at home permits a patient or primary care provider to administer infusions at home at a time that fits their schedule. Lost work time is not just for the patient. Lost work time includes primary care givers leaving work so the patient, be it a husband, mother or child can be taken to a doctors office.

Subq administered drugs can be administered more quickly then IV infusions.
The shorter administration time of subq is also a consideration of pharma in drug development. The link below talks to these points,
https://www.cancernetwork.com/asco-multiple-myeloma/subcutaneous-vs-intravenous-daratumumab-which-better-rr-myeloma