Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being injected.
  • noun A drug or medicine that can be injected.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of receiving an injection.
  • Capable of being injected.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective capable of being conveniently injected; -- used of drug preparations, such as sterile lyophilize medicine in a serum-capped vial. Opposite of uninjectable.
  • adjective Requiring injection for administration; -- of drugs, especially those not active by oral administration. Opposite of orally active.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Capable of being (or designed to be) injected
  • noun pharmacy A drug which is designed to be injected

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used of drugs) capable of being injected

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

inject +‎ -able

Examples

  • I know this is a little late posting on yesterdays thread, but on the issue of vaccines: they do still use either separately or both mercury compounds or formaldehyde as bacteriacides in injectable vaccines.

    Think Progress » Frist Infects Defense Bill

  • Currently, Allergan and Medicis compete in the arena for so-called injectable dermal fillers that treat wrinkles using a different mechanism than drugs.

    Botox Faces Worry Lines

  • Alcon are the only two U.S. providers of the class of drugs known as injectable miotics, and the FTC alleges that the acquisition would have created a monopoly in injectable miotics.

    Media Newswire

  • What do we know about what appear to be some kind of injectable medicines?

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2007

  • TMZ. com obtained photos of the refrigerator in Anna Nicole ` s home in the Bahamas after she died. the contents include Methadone, vials of what appear to be some kind of injectable medicines, cans of Slim-Fast, as well as a nutritional supplement.

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2007

  • Specialty drugs -- such as injectable, biotech medications to treat severe, chronic health issues such as cancer and psoriasis -- accounted for 21% of the market last year, compared with 7. 5% in 2008.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Specialty drugs -- such as injectable, biotech medications to treat severe, chronic health issues such as cancer and psoriasis -- accounted for 21% of the market last year, compared with 7. 5% in 2008.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Specialty drugs -- such as injectable, biotech medications to treat severe, chronic health issues such as cancer and psoriasis -- accounted for 21% of the market last year, compared with 7. 5% in 2008.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Specialty drugs -- such as injectable, biotech medications to treat severe, chronic health issues such as cancer and psoriasis -- accounted for 21% of the market last year, compared with 7. 5% in 2008.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Specialty drugs -- such as injectable, biotech medications to treat severe, chronic health issues such as cancer and psoriasis -- accounted for 21% of the market last year, compared with 7. 5% in 2008.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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