Opv Injection

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Composition for Opv Injection

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Primary uses of Opv Injection

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Medicine Overview of Opv Injection

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Uses of Opv Injection

Opv Injection is used to prevent prevention of Polio.
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How to use Opv Injection

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

How Opv Injection works

Opv Injection is an inactivated vaccine (made from a dead virus). It helps develop immunity by forming antibodies, which are proteins that protect against infection caused by viruses present in the vaccine.

In Depth Information on Opv Injection

Expert advice for Opv Injection

  • 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.
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Opv Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Opv Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
SAFE
Opv Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Opv Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Opv Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Opv Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Opv Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Opv Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Opv Injection?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Opv Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Opv with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclophosphamide: Oncomide, Cycloxan, Endoxan, Oncophos, Cyclocel, Phosmid, Cycram, Cyphos, Oncoxan, Uniphos, Cydoxan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Methotrexate Low Dose: Folitrax, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Neotrexate, Imutrex, Trex, Vibzi, Hitrex, Meth, Remtrex, Methocel, Methorex
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan, Phenobarb, Luminalettes
Opv with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Opv with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Opv with Fluticasone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluticasone: Fluticort
Opv with Clobetasol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop, Betakem
Opv with Tacrolimus
MINOR
Opv with Sirolimus
MINOR
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune
Opv with Triamcinolone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim, Lupicort
Opv with Fosphenytoin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin

Substitutes for Opv

No substitutes found for this medicine
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