Igantet 250IU Injection

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Composition for Igantet 250IU Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Igantet Injection

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Uses of Igantet Injection

Igantet 250IU Injection is used to prevent tetanus.
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Side effects of Igantet Injection

Common

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.

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How to use Igantet Injection

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

How Igantet Injection works

Igantet 250iu 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 Igantet Injection

Expert advice for Igantet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Igantet 250IU Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Igantet 250IU 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
Igantet 250IU Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Igantet 250IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Igantet 250IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Igantet 250IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Igantet 250IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Igantet 250IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
MYCORAL 360 MG TABLET, Myphen 500mg Tablet, Mystead 500mg Tablet, Mycoral 180mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tetanus Toxoid, please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Igantet 250IU Injection

Frequently asked questions for Tetanus Toxoid

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