Peda Hib Solution for Injection

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Primarily used for

Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease, Tetanus, Preservation of the medicinal products
112.96
0.5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Peda Hib Solution for Injection

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Uses of Haemophilus B Conjugate Vaccine

Haemophilus B Conjugate Vaccine is used to prevent Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease.
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Side effects of Haemophilus B Conjugate Vaccine

Common

Application site warmth, Injection site redness, Injection site swelling, Loss of appetite, Vomiting, Fever.

How Peda Hib Solution for Injection works

Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine 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 Tetanus Toxoid

Tetanus Toxoid is used to prevent tetanus.
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Side effects of Tetanus Toxoid

Common

Nausea, Pain in extremity, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Joint pain, Body ache, Convulsion, Facial swelling, Fever, Injection site tenderness, Injection site pain, Vomiting.

How Peda Hib Solution for Injection works

Tetanus toxoid 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

Common

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash.

How Peda Hib Solution for 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 Peda Hib Solution for Injection

Expert advice for Tetanus Toxoid

  • Do not take tetanus toxoid if you are allergic to it or any of the other ingredient of this injection.
  • Consult your doctor before taking tetanus toxoid if you are pregnant, breast-feeding or planning for a pregnancy; or undergoing radiation or chemotherapy.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: seizures (fits); fever, infection, bleeding disorder, low platelet levels or weak immune system due to HIV infection or AIDS.
  • Take special precautions while using tetanus toxoid if you had severe pain and swelling or bleeding at previous vaccination site.

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 Peda Hib Solution for Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Peda Hib Solution for 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 Peda Hib Solution
for Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Peda Hib Solution for Injection alte
rs 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
Peda Hib Solution for Injection is probably safe to use in p
atients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Peda Hib Solution for Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Peda Hib Solution for Injection is probably safe to use in p
atients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Peda Hib Solution for Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tetanus Toxoid

Q. What does Tetanus Toxoid do?
Tetanus Toxoid is the vaccine given for prevention of tetanus
Q. How does it work?
Tetanus symptoms involve tightening of muscles of the body and causing a locked jaw, thus making it impossible to breathe, open the mouth to eat or swallow. It works by helping the body produce substances that resist infection from bacteria causing tetanus
Q. Is tetanus toxoid a live vaccine/attenuated?
Tetanus toxoid is an inactivated toxin. It is neither a live vaccine/attenuated
Q. Does it cause passive immunity?
Tetanus toxin imparts passive immunity to the patient
Q. Is Tetanus Toxoid an antibiotic or protein?
Tetanus Toxoid is not an antibiotic. It is an inactive protein
Q. Does Tetanus Toxoid need a skin test?
Tetanus Toxoid may not require a skin test.kindly consult your doctor for the sam
Q. Does it have to be refrigerated?
It has to be refrigerated between 2-8 degrees centigrade
Q. Does it contain horse serum?
Tetanus toxoid does not contain horse serum.
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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.

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