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Medicine Overview of Pentashield Prefilled Syringe

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Uses of Diptheria Immune Globulin

Diptheria Immune Globulin is used in the treatment of Infections.
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Side effects of Diptheria Immune Globulin

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Accelerated serum sickness, Anaphylactic reaction, Fever, Decreased blood pressure, Itching, Feeling of discomfort, Rash, Joint pain, Respiratory distress, Shock, Urticaria.

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How to use Diptheria Immune Globulin

Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.

How Pentashield Prefilled Syringe works

Immunization with diphtheria immuno globulin induces neutralizing antibodies which negate the local and systemic effects of toxins produced by corynebacterium diptheriae.
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Uses of Human Antitetanus Immunoglobulin

Human Antitetanus Immunoglobulin is used in the treatment of Infections.
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Side effects of Human Antitetanus Immunoglobulin

Common

Buccal ulcer, Chest pain, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Glossitis, Facial swelling, Joint pain, Tremor.

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How to use Human Antitetanus Immunoglobulin

Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.

How Pentashield Prefilled Syringe works

Human tetanus Immunoglobulin contains mainly immunoglobulin G (IgG) with a specifically high content of antibodies against the toxin produced by the bacteria clostridium tetanus.
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Uses of Pertussis Toxoid

Pertussis Toxoid is used to prevent whooping cough.
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Side effects of Pertussis Toxoid

Common

Diarrhoea, Fever, Injection site pain, Skin redness, Soreness, Swelling, Tenderness, Vomiting.

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How to use Pertussis Toxoid

Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.

How Pentashield Prefilled Syringe works

Pertussis 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 Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is used to prevent chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
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Side effects of Hepatitis B

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Neuropathy, Pain, Paralysis, Abdominal pain, Anaphylactic reaction, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Decreased blood pressure, Itching, Feeling of discomfort, Meningitis, Muscle pain, Nausea, Rash, Skin redness, Vomiting, Weakness.

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How to use Hepatitis B

Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.

How Pentashield Prefilled Syringe works

Hepatitis b 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 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

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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 use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.

How Pentashield Prefilled Syringe 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.

In Depth Information on Pentashield Prefilled Syringe

Expert advice for Hepatitis B

  • Inform your doctor before taking the vaccine if you have a weakened immune system due to cancer, use of anti-cancer drugs, dialysis or HIV infection.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the vaccine if you are old, obese or if you smoke.
  • Tell your doctor if you fainted during earlier vaccination with hepatitis B or if you have problems with blood clotting or if you have hepatitis B infection or live in an area prone to hepatitis B infection.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as the vaccine may make you feel dizzy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to hepatitis B or any other vaccines or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having fever.
Warnings
Special precautions for Pentashield Prefilled Syringe
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pentashield Prefilled Syringe 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
CAUTION
Pentashield Prefilled Syringe should be used with caution du
ring lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Pentashield Prefilled Syringe may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Pentash
ield Prefilled Syringe in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Hepatitis B

Q. Is hepatitis B infection curable?
No. In most cases, the symptoms of hepatitis B infection is resolved within 4-8 weeks but person remain infected for lifetime. In some cases, however, symptoms may persist for a longer time (chronic infection)
Q. Is hepatitis B infection fatal or life-threatening?
Yes. Hepatitis B infection symptoms, if present for a longer time, may cause chronic infection, liver cirrhosis or liver cancer
Q. Is hepatitis B infection contagious?
Yes. Hepatitis B virus infection is contagious
Q. Does it spread through saliva or sharing of food?
Spreads through contact with the body fluids including saliva, blood, semen etc. of the infected person
Q. Does hepatitis B vaccine cause fever?
Mild fever may occur after hepatitis B vaccine administration. Contact your doctor if your fever worsens or does not go away.
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