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Prohbig 100IU Injection


Overview

Introduction

Prohbig 100IU Injection helps to protect you against hepatitis B (a virus that damages the liver). It is used to prevent hepatitis B after exposure to contaminated blood through sexual contact, accidental needle prick injury, from an infected mother to her newborn or after a liver transplant.

Prohbig 100IU Injection is normally given along with the hepatitis B vaccine. It comes from human blood plasma and is given by an injection into a large muscle such as your thigh or buttock. Your doctor will inject the prescribed dose after analyzing your condition. It should be given as soon as possible after the risk of infection is identified. If it is delayed too long, it may not be effective. This medicine is not a vaccine and will not provide long-term protection from hepatitis B.

This medicine may sometimes cause side effects like flushing, gastrointestinal disturbance (stomach pain and upset, nausea, vomiting), headache, dizziness, and some pain at the injection site. If you get any of these, or other reactions, or just feel unwell, you should tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects. Any serious reaction to the injection is rare. 

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you have kidney disease, any problems with blood clotting and if you have recently had, or plan to have a vaccination. It is not known whether this medicine is completely safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding so please take advice from your doctor.

Uses of Prohbig Injection

Side effects of Prohbig Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Prohbig

  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Gastrointestinal disturbance
  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Muscle pain

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
    Sip cold or iced drinks. Try cutting down on coffee, tea and alcohol. It might help to keep the room cool and use a fan. You could also spray cool water on your face. Wear layers of light clothing that you can easily take off if you overheat. Breathe deeply and try to relax. Have a lukewarm shower or bath instead of a hot one. Avoid smoking and cut down on alcohol. The flushing should go away after a few days. If it does not go away or causes problems, contact your doctor. There may be medicines that can help.
  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Tiredness
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Eat a well-balanced diet to keep your energy levels up. Do not drink too much alcohol. Do not drive or use tools or machinery until you feel better. Other things that can help include doing some gentle exercise every day, prioritizing and pacing your activities and having a short nap if you need to. If you are still having problems after a week, speak to your doctor, as they may want to change you to a different type of medicine.
  • Coping with Muscle pain
    Tell your doctor straight away because sometimes the muscle pain may be a sign of something more serious. A lower dosage or a different medication might be needed. Try to relax the cramping muscle by stretching it and holding the stretch. You might massage the muscle or apply a heat pad to the area after stretching. Avoid exercising too much. Stay well-hydrated. Do not take over-the-counter pain relievers unless the doctor prescribes it. Your doctor may also suggest taking supplements, such as calcium, magnesium oxide or potassium oxide depending on your needs.

How to use Prohbig Injection

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

How Prohbig Injection works

Prohbig 100IU Injection is generally given with vaccines. Prohbig 100IU Injection contains chemicals that protect the patient against infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Prohbig 100IU Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prohbig 100IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prohbig 100IU Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Prohbig 100IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Prohbig 100IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prohbig 100IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prohbig 100IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prohbig 100IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Prohbig Injection?

If you miss a dose of Prohbig 100IU Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Prohbig 100IU Injection is injected into the large muscle such as a buttock or thigh by a healthcare professional.
  • It should be given as soon as possible (within 48 hours) once you have been exposed to hepatitis B infection.
  • You must inform your doctor if you have received any vaccine recently.
  • You may get pain, itching, rash or discomfort at the site of the injection. Inform your doctor if it does not go away or bothers you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

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FAQs

Q. What causes Hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by hepatitis B virus.

Q. How does hepatitis B virus spread?

The virus is found in the blood or certain body fluids and is spread when blood or body fluid from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person. This can occur in a variety of ways including unprotected sexual contact, using needles, medicines, poor infection control practices in medical settings, particularly with equipment to test blood sugar. It can also transmit from mother to baby during birth, if a person comes in contact with infected wounds or skin sores, when an infected person bites another person or by sharing personal-care items, such as razors or toothbrushes. Hepatitis B virus particles can be found on objects, even in the absence of visible blood. The virus can remain infectious and capable of spreading infection for a minimum of seven days outside the human body.

Q. What are the symptoms of hepatitis B infection?

The symptoms of hepatitis B include yellowing of skin and white areas of the eyes, discoloration of urine, loss of appetite or nausea, bloated and tender belly, extreme tiredness, fever and pain in joints.

Q. Who should get Prohbig?

Prohbig is usually a three-dose series. It is recommended for all individuals from newborn to children of 18 years of age. Prohbig should be given to infants at birth in the hospital. All older children who did not get all the recommended doses of Prohbig as an infant should complete their vaccine series as soon as possible. Adolescents and adults who are just starting their series will need two or three doses, depending on their age and the brand of vaccine used. Prohbig may be given to anybody who needs to get protected against hepatitis B.

Q. Is Prohbig safe?

Yes, Prohbig is safe. It is administered to infants, children, adolescents and adults. There are usually no major side effects seen with Prohbig. However, consult your doctor before using it.

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References

  1. Immunoglobulin hepatitis B. Elstree, Hertfordshire: Bio Products Laboratory Limited; 1992 [revised Oct. 2014]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape. Hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG) (Rx). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human) [FDA Label]. Boca Raton, FL: Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation; 2008. [Accessed 31 Oct. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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