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Elovac-B 10mcg Injection

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Indian Immunologicals Ltd

Composition for Elovac-B 10mcg Injection

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Primary uses of Elovac-B 10mcg Injection

MRP
51.56
0.5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Elovac-B Injection

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Elovac-B Injection side effects

Common

Neuropathy, Pain, Paralysis, Abdominal pain, Anaphylactic reaction, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Decreased blood pressure, Itching, Feeling of discomfort, Meningitis, Muscle pain, Nausea, Rash, Skin redness, Vomiting, Weakness.

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How to use Elovac-B Injection

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

How Elovac-B Injection works

Elovac-B 10mcg Injection is a vaccine which helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

In Depth Information on Elovac-B Injection

Expert advice for Elovac-B 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 before taking the vaccine if you are old, obese or if you smoke.
  • Tell your doctor if you fainted during earlier vaccination with hepatitis B or if you have problems with blood clotting or if you have hepatitis B infection or live in an area prone to hepatitis B infection.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as the vaccine may make you feel dizzy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to hepatitis B or any other vaccines or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having fever.
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Elovac-B Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Elovac-B Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Elovac-B 10mcg 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
Elovac-B 10mcg 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
Elovac-B 10mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Elovac-B 10mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Elovac-B 10mcg Injection is recommended.
However, please inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Elovac-B 10mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Elovac-B 10mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Elovac-B Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Elovac-B 10mcg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Elovac-B Injection

Frequently asked questions about Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA)

Q. Is hepatitis B infection curable?
No. In most cases, the symptoms of hepatitis B infection is resolved within 4-8 weeks but person remain infected for lifetime. In some cases, however, symptoms may persist for a longer time (chronic infection)
Q. Is hepatitis B infection fatal or life-threatening?
Yes. Hepatitis B infection symptoms, if present for a longer time, may cause chronic infection, liver cirrhosis or liver cancer
Q. Is hepatitis B infection contagious?
Yes. Hepatitis B virus infection is contagious
Q. Does it spread through saliva or sharing of food?
Spreads through contact with the body fluids including saliva, blood, semen etc. of the infected person
Q. Does hepatitis B vaccine cause fever?
Mild fever may occur after hepatitis B vaccine administration. Contact your doctor if your fever worsens or does not go away.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Elovac-B with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Elovac-B with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer, Mercapthol
Elovac-B with Fosphenytoin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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