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Composition FOR OPV

Polio Vaccine(NA)

food interaction for OPV

alcohol interaction for OPV

pregnancy interaction for OPV

lactation interaction for OPV

medicine interaction for OPV

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Opv injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Opv 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Opv injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
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  • MINOR OR NO INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR OPV

    Polio Vaccine(NA)

    Uses

    Opv injection is used to prevent polio

    How it works

    Opv 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.

    Common side effects

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR OPV INJECTION

    Patients taking OPV INJECTION

    • 100%
      Once A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR OPV

    No substitutes found

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    Expert advice FOR OPV

    • Ensure that you take further booster doses of polio vaccine after every 5 years in children and after 10 years in adults.
    • Inform your doctor before vaccination if you have blood clotting disorder or high grade fever or any acute illness as your vaccination may have to be postponed until you recover.
    • Tell your doctor if you are currently taking any immunosuppressant or if you are infected with disease that affects your immune system.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
    • Do not take if allergic to polio vaccine or any of its ingredients.
    • Do not take if having low platelet count.
    • Do not take if suffering with high grade fever or acute illness.

    Frequently asked questions FOR OPV

    Polio Vaccine

    Q.

    Is polio vaccine necessary?
    Yes, polio virus attacks the nervous system causing paralysis, especially of lower limbs. Polio vaccine provides protection against this virus

    Q.

    Does polio vaccine causes cancer, polio or autism?
    No, it is not known to cause cancer or autism. It offers protection against polio

    Q.

    Does polio vaccine cause fever, pain or result in scar?
    Polio vaccine may cause temporary fever or pain at injection site. It does leave any scar at injection site.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)