Meningitis Act Injection

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Medicine Overview of Meningitis Act Injection

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Uses of Meningitis Act Injection

Meningitis Act Injection is used to prevent meningococcal disease.
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Side effects of Meningitis Act Injection

Common

Dizziness, Injection site reaction, Fatigue, Headache.

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How to use Meningitis Act Injection

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

How Meningitis Act Injection works

Meningitis act 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 Meningitis Act Injection

Expert advice for Meningitis Act 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Meningitis Act Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meningitis Act 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
CAUTION
Meningitis Act 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Meningitis Act Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Meningitis Act Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meningitis Act Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Meningitis Act Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meningitis Act 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 Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135), please consult your doctor.
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Substitutes for Meningitis Act

No substitutes found for this medicine
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