HEPASHIELD INJECTION

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for HEPASHIELD NA INJECTION

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
152.7
₹152.7/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for HEPASHIELD

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of HEPASHIELD INJECTION

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Uses of HEPASHIELD INJECTION

Hepashield injection is used to prevent chronic Hepashield injection virus (hbv) infection.
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Side effects of HEPASHIELD INJECTION

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 HEPASHIELD INJECTION

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

How HEPASHIELD INJECTION works

Hepashield 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.

In Depth Information on HEPASHIELD INJECTION

Expert advice for HEPASHIELD 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for HEPASHIELD INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hepashield 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Hepashield injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
MYCOMUNE 500MG TABLET, MOFETYL S 360MG TABLET, IMMUTIL 500MG TABLET, MOFILET 250MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for HEPASHIELD NA INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Hepatitis B

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.
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