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Overview

Uses of Poliomyelitis Suspension

Poliomyelitis Suspension side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea

How to use Poliomyelitis Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
"In breastfed infants, it should preferably be given two hours before or after breastfeeding."

How Poliomyelitis Suspension works

Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine contains inactivated (killed) viruses of all three poliovirus types (I, II & III). It works by causing your body to produce its own protection (antibodies). In the event of infection, these antibodies prevent the spread of the virus to the brain and protect against paralysis.

Poliomyelitis Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Poliomyelitis Oral Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Poliomyelitis

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He is actually 5 month baby after triple polio vaccine govt hospitals providing sulphamethoxazole tablet is it necessary to take those tablets pls give ur opinion sir
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
No need except Paracetamol after Vaccine
Ipv {inactivated polio vaccine} vaccine is not available so oral polio drop is sufficient. Ipv can be given upto how many days From birth. If not given then any problem??
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
If not available take opv as per schedule.
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References
  1. Georgescu MM, Balanant J, Macadam A, et al. Evolution of the Sabin type 1 poliovirus in humans: characterization of strains isolated from patients with vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis. J Virol. 1997;71 (10):7758-68. [Accessed 11 Apr. 209] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mami T, Michael F, Khalequ Z, et al. Community transmission of type 2 poliovirus after cessation of trivalent oral polio vaccine in Bangladesh: An open-label cluster-randomised trial and modelling study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2017;17(10):1069-79. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Poliomyelitis vaccine (inactivated) (IPV). Rixensart, Belgium: GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals s.a; 2010. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Ambala- Chandigarh Highway, Lalru – 140501, Punjab
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