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Havrix 360 IU Injection

Primary uses of Havrix 360 IU Injection

MRP
747.6
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Havrix Injection

Uses of Havrix Injection

Havrix 360 IU Injection is used for prevention of Hepatitis A infection.

Havrix Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Havrix Injection

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

How Havrix Injection works

Havrix 360 IU Injection 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 Havrix Injection

Expert advice for Havrix Injection

  • It is a vaccine used to prevent hepatitis A infection.
  • Hepatitis A is a liver disease which spreads through food or water containing hepatitis A virus or by direct contact with an infected person.
  • It should be stored in the refrigerator at 2° to 8°C. Do not freeze.
  • Let your doctor know if you have a high fever, serious illness or a weakened immune system.
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Havrix Injection related warnings

Special precautions for Havrix Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Havrix 360 IU 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
Havrix 360 IU 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
It is not known whether Havrix 360 IU Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Havrix 360 IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Havrix 360 IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Havrix 360 IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Havrix 360 IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Havrix Injection?

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If you miss a dose of Havrix 360 IU Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Havrix Injection

Frequently asked questions about Freeze-dried Live Attenuated Hepatitis A Vaccine
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Havrix with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Havrix with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azathioprine: Thioprinz
Havrix with Cyclophosphamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclophosphamide: Oncomide
Havrix with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun
Havrix with Methotrexate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis
Havrix with Methylprednisolone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Methylprednisolone: Zencort-M, Welone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluticasone Propionate: Austril
Havrix with Phenytoin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin
Havrix with Deflazacort
MINOR
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze
Havrix with Prednisolone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC
Havrix with Carbamazepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep

Substitutes for Havrix

No substitutes found for this medicine
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