Biovac A Vaccine

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Biovac A 6.5ccid50 Injection

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Primarily used for

1395
0.5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Biovac A Injection

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Uses of Biovac A Injection

Biovac A Vaccine is used to prevent Hepatitis A virus infection
It is used in high-risk groups, travellers, chronic liver disease and in outbreaks of the illness.
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Side effects of Biovac A Injection

Common

Nausea, Pain, Pharyngitis, Abdominal pain, Anaphylactic reaction, Convulsion, Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Loss of appetite, Feeling of discomfort, Skin redness, Tenderness, Vomiting, Warm sensation.

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How to use Biovac A Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Biovac A Injection works

Biovac a vaccine is an inactivated vaccine (made from a dead virus). It helps develop immunity by forming antibodies, which are proteins that protect against infection caused by viruses present in the vaccine.

In Depth Information on Biovac A Injection

Expert advice for Biovac A Injection

  • Inform your doctor before taking the vaccine if you have a weakened immune system due to cancer, use of anti-cancer drugs, dialysis or HIV infection.
  • Inform your doctor if you have problems with blood clotting or if you have hepatitis A infection or live in an area prone to hepatitis A infection.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you experience dizziness or headache after taking hepatitis A vaccine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to hepatitis A or any other vaccines or any of its ingredients
  • Do not take if suffering with fever or bleeding disorders.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Biovac A Vaccine
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Biovac A Vaccine 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Biovac A Vaccine is safe to use during lactation. Human stu
dies 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Biovac A Vaccine alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Biovac A Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Biovac A Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Biovac A Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Biovac A Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mofilet 500mg Tablet, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Unicontin-E 400mg Tablet CR, Tacloran 1mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Hepatitis A, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Biovac A 6.5ccid50 Injection

Frequently asked questions for Hepatitis A

Q. Is hepatitis A infection curable?
No. Hepatitis A infection is not curable. In most cases, treatment is not required. However, the symptoms of hepatitis A can be controlled
Q. Is hepatitis A infection fatal or life-threatening?
No. Hepatitis A infection usually does not cause liver disease. But in some cases, it may lead to acute liver failure which can be life-threatening
Q. Is hepatitis A infection contagious?
Yes. Hepatitis A virus infection is contagious
Q. Does it spread through saliva or sharing of food?
It spreads only if a person comes in contact with the feces (stools) of the infected person
Q. Does hepatitis A vaccine cause fever?
Mild fever may occur after hepatitis A vaccine administration . Contact your doctor if your fever worsens or does not go away
Q. Is hepatitis A vaccine necessary?
Although not mandatory, hepatitis A vaccine is recommended for children (18 months-2 years) in India and adults who do not live in hepatitis A prevalent area.
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User Submitted Feedback For Biovac A 6.5ccid50 Injection

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