Novohib Injection

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Primarily used for

Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease, Preservation of the medicinal products
252.5
₹252.5/Injection
0.5 ml in 1 prefilled syringe
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Medicine Overview of Novohib Injection

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Uses of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide

Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide is used to prevent Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease.
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Side effects of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide

Common

Allergic reaction, Diarrhoea, Fever, Injection site pain, Injection site swelling, Loss of appetite, Restlessness, Skin redness, Unusual crying, Vomiting.

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How to use Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide

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

How Novohib Injection works

Haemophilus influenzae type b capsular polysaccharide 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.
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Uses of Thiomersal

Thiomersal is used in preservation of the medicinal products.
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Side effects of Thiomersal

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Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash.

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How to use Thiomersal

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

How Novohib Injection works

Thiomersal belongs to the class of medications called as preservatives. It is used in minuscule quantity in some vaccines (e.g. tetanus and pertussis (DTP), diphtheria and tetanus toxoids (DT)) and works by preventing bacterial and fungal growth.

In Depth Information on Novohib Injection

Expert advice for Thiomersal

  • Seek immediate medical attention in case of any severe allergic reactions. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to thiomersal or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Novohib Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Novohib 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
No information is available on the use of Novohib Injection
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Novohib Injection alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Novohib Injection is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Novohib Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Novohib Injection is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Novohib Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Thiomersal

Q. Is thimerosal safe and still used in vaccines?
Yes, thiomersal contains ethyl mercury and is considered safe with no studies indicating it as harmful. It is used in few multi-dose vaccines.

Substitutes for Novohib

No substitutes found for this medicine
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