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Mencevax ACWY Injection

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Primary uses of Mencevax ACWY Injection

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Medicine Overview of Mencevax ACWY Injection

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Uses of Mencevax ACWY Injection

Mencevax ACWY Injection is used to prevent meningococcal disease.
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Mencevax ACWY Injection side effects

Common

Dizziness, Injection site reaction, Fatigue, Headache.

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How to use Mencevax ACWY Injection

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

How Mencevax ACWY Injection works

Mencevax ACWY 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 Mencevax ACWY Injection

Expert advice for Mencevax ACWY Injection

  • Do not take meningococcal vaccine in acute infections. 
  • Do not take meningococcal vaccine > 25 mg of oral dose.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to meningococcal vaccine or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not give if patients exhibiting severe allergic reactions to a preceding dose of vaccine.
  • Patient with sickle cell disease (a group of disorders that affects haemoglobin) or without a working spleen
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Mencevax ACWY Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Mencevax ACWY Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mencevax ACWY 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
CAUTION
Mencevax ACWY Injection should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
SAFE
Mencevax ACWY Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Mencevax ACWY Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mencevax ACWY Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Mencevax ACWY Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mencevax ACWY Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Mencevax ACWY Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Mencevax ACWY Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

Substitutes for Mencevax ACWY

No substitutes found for this medicine
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