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Hiberix 0.033mg Injection

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Hiberix 0.033mg Injection

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Primary uses of Hiberix 0.033mg Injection

Prevention of tetanus
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Medicine Overview of Hiberix Injection


Uses of Hiberix Injection

Hiberix 0.033mg Injection is used for prevention of tetanus.

Hiberix Injection side effects


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 Hiberix Injection

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

How Hiberix Injection works

Hiberix 0.033mg 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 Hiberix Injection

Expert advice for Hiberix Injection

  • 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.
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Hiberix Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Hiberix Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Hiberix 0.033mg 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.
Hiberix 0.033mg 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.
Hiberix 0.033mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Hiberix 0.033mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hiberix 0.033mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Hiberix 0.033mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hiberix 0.033mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Hiberix Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Hiberix 0.033mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Hiberix Injection

Frequently asked questions about Tetanus Toxoid

Hiberix 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
Hiberix is not an antibiotic. It is an inactive protein
Hiberix 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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