BioHib 10 mcg Injection

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Overview

Uses of BioHib Injection
BioHib 10 mcg Injection is used for prevention of tetanus.
BioHib Injection side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Pain in extremity
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Joint pain
  • Body ache
  • Convulsion
  • Facial swelling
  • Fever
  • Injection site tenderness
  • Injection site pain
  • Vomiting
How to use BioHib Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How BioHib Injection works
BioHib 10 mcg Injection is a vaccine.It helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.
BioHib Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
BioHib 10 mcg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
BioHib 10 mcg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
BioHib 10 mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
BioHib 10 mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of BioHib 10 mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
BioHib 10 mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of BioHib 10 mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of BioHib Injection?
If you miss a dose of BioHib 10 mcg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Do not take tetanus toxoid if you are allergic to it or any of the other ingredient of this injection.
  • Consult your doctor before taking tetanus toxoid if you are pregnant, breast-feeding or planning for a pregnancy; or undergoing radiation or chemotherapy.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: seizures (fits); fever, infection, bleeding disorder, low platelet levels or weak immune system due to HIV infection or AIDS.
  • Take special precautions while using tetanus toxoid if you had severe pain and swelling or bleeding at previous vaccination site.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking BioHib with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Healgraft, Graftidem, Mycocel S
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Empurine, Mercapto, Puri Nethol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
MINOR
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
MINOR
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
MINOR

FAQs

Q. What does BioHib do?
BioHib is the vaccine given for prevention of tetanus
Q. How does it work?
Tetanus symptoms involve tightening of muscles of the body and causing a locked jaw, thus making it impossible to breathe, open the mouth to eat or swallow. It works by helping the body produce substances that resist infection from bacteria causing tetanus
Q. Is tetanus toxoid a live vaccine/attenuated?
Tetanus toxoid is an inactivated toxin. It is neither a live vaccine/attenuated
Q. Does it cause passive immunity?
Tetanus toxin imparts passive immunity to the patient
Q. Is BioHib an antibiotic or protein?
BioHib is not an antibiotic. It is an inactive protein
Q. Does BioHib need a skin test?
BioHib may not require a skin test.kindly consult your doctor for the sam
Q. Does it have to be refrigerated?
It has to be refrigerated between 2-8 degrees centigrade
Q. Does it contain horse serum?
Tetanus toxoid does not contain horse serum.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Genome Valley Shameerpet, Hyderabad – 500 078 Telagana INDIA
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