Biovac A Injection 0.5ml

Vaccines Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

BIOVAC A contains Hepatitis A vaccine which is indicated for active immunization against disease caused by hepatitis A virus. It is approved for use above 1 year of age and older and can be used for primary immunization. Hepatitis A Vaccine is an inactivated virus for subcutaneous administration.

Hepatitis A virus belongs to the picornavirus family. The incubation period for hepatitis A averages about 28 days. The presence of antibodies to hepatitis A virus confers protection against hepatitis A infection.

Before receiving BIOVAC A, tell your physician if you have or had any infections, allergies, liver, kidney or heart problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women are recommended to consult the doctor before receiving this medicine. The common side effects are headache, nausea, tiredness, swelling or soreness at the injection site and loss of appetite.

USES OF BIOVAC A

  • Prevents Hepatitis A infection

HOW BIOVAC A WORKS

BIOVAC A works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies which fight against the virus and prevents hepatitis A infection.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

BIOVAC A will be administered subcutaneously by your physician or nurse.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BIOVAC A

COMMON

  • soreness, swelling or redness (injected site)
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • tiredness
  • nausea

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Take regular meals and avoid spicy foods.

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a wet or cold cloth on your forehead and rest in a quiet, comfortable and dark room.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BIOVAC A is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

There is insufficient information regarding the excretion of BIOVAC A in human milk or on the effects on the breastfed child. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

BIOVAC A has no or negligible effect on the ability to drive or use machines.

KIDNEY

BIOVAC A should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

BIOVAC A is not recommended in patients with chronic liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Hepatitis A vaccine.

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

  • BIOVAC A is not recommended for use in children below 1 year of age.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Inform your physician if you are taking,

  • immunosuppressive therapies
  • antimetabolites
  • alkylating agents
  • cytotoxic drugs
  • corticosteroids
  • neomycin (treats bacterial infection)

Overdosage:

  • BIOVAC A will be administered by your doctor or nurse.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Hepatitis A Vaccine
Pharmacological Category :   Vaccine, Inactivated (Viral)
Therapeutic Indication :   Hepatitis A virus disease prevention
Dosage Forms :   Injection

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store between 2 and 8°C

FAQs ABOUT BIOVAC A

What age is BIOVAC A given?

It is recommended for use in children 12 months and older.

How long does the Hepatitis A virus survive outside the body?

It may survive for months outside the body.

What type of vaccine is BIOVAC A?

BIOVAC A is an inactivated virus for subcutaneous administration.

REFERENCES

1. GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals. [Revised on Dec, 2018] [Accessed on Oct 08, 2021] https://gskpro.com/content/dam/global/hcpportal/en_US/Prescribing_Information/Havrix/pdf/HAVRIX.PDF

2. Drugs.com. Hepatitis A Vaccine. Aug 30, 2020; [Accessed on Oct 08, 2021] https://www.drugs.com/ppa/hepatitis-a-vaccine.html

3. Centers for disease control and prevention. [Revised on Sep 09, 2020] [Accessed on Oct 08, 2021] https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/vaccines/hepatitis-a-vaccine.html

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Hepatitis A Virus - IgG
  • Hepatitis A Virus - IgM
  • Hepatitis A virus - Total Antibody
  • Liver Function Test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Ingredient
    HEPATITIS A VACCINE 0.25MG
    Hsn Code
    30022012
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