OKAVAX STD INJECTION

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Composition for OKAVAX STD NA INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Varicella (Viral Infection Which Causes An Itchy And Blister Like Rash On The Skin)
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Pregnancy
1260
₹1260.0/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for OKAVAX STD

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of OKAVAX STD INJECTION

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Uses of OKAVAX STD INJECTION

Okavax std injection is used to prevent varicella (viral infection which causes an itchy and blister like rash on the skin).
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Side effects of OKAVAX STD INJECTION

Common

Abnormal involuntary movements, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Blood vessel inflammation, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Headache, Increased bleeding tendency, Bruise, Injection site reaction, Irritation, Itching, Sick, Feeling of discomfort, Rash, Blister, Running nose, Cough, Sore throat, Stomach pain, Urticaria, Fatigue, Reduced blood platelets, Blister painful.

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How to use OKAVAX STD INJECTION

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

How OKAVAX STD INJECTION works

Okavax std 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 OKAVAX STD INJECTION

Expert advice for OKAVAX STD INJECTION

  • Do not use if you are allergic to varicella zoster vaccine, or any other chickenpox vaccine, neomycin or an antibiotic used to treat skin infections.
  • Do not use varicella zoster vaccine if you have a high temperature (fever).
  • Do not use varicella zoster vaccine if you are suffering from HIV or AIDS.
  • Avoid taking varicella zoster vaccine during pregnancy.
Warnings
Special precautions for OKAVAX STD INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Okavax std injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Okavax std injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TACSANT 0.5MG CAPSULE, DECMAX 4MG TABLET, DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION, PERICORT 4MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Varicella Vaccine, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for OKAVAX STD NA INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Varicella Vaccine

Q. Does varicella vaccine prevent Varicella zoster infection?
Yes, varicella zoster vaccine is used in the treatment of varicella zoster infection
Q. Does varicella vaccine prevent chicken pox?
Yes, varicella zoster vaccine is used to treat chicken pox
Q. Is shingles vaccine same as chicken pox vaccine?
Yes, varicella zoster vaccine is used for the treatment of shingles and chicken pox.