Usually, this solvent is used in medicine and sports practice for making injection or infusion solutions, to achieve the best conditions for the effectiveness and consistency of water and substrates. In sports such as bodybuilding, bacteriostatic water is used for dilution of pharmacological agents, such as peptides, and in medicine – for the making pharmaceutical solutions.
Bacteriostatic water has some advantages which its counterparts (saline solution, sterile water, etc.) do not possess. First of all, the presence of benzyl alcohol in bacteriostatic water should be noted. It destroys all kinds of bacteria known to science, thereby protecting solution from their penetration and distribution). While piercing the rubber cap of vial, you may insert harmful bacteria in solution which normally quickly multiply in sterile water. Injections that are influenced by bacteria’s actions may cause various infections.