Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection

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Bharat Biotech

Composition for Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, Acidity, Preservation of the medicinal products
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
312.5
₹31.25/Injection
10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection

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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

Common

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 give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection 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 Aluminium Hydroxide

Aluminium Hydroxide is used in the treatment of Acidity, Intestinal ulcers and Stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Aluminium Hydroxide

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Aluminium Hydroxide

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

How Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection works

Aluminium hydroxide is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.
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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.

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How to use Thiomersal

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

How Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg 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 Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection

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.

Expert advice for Aluminium Hydroxide

  • The Aluminium Hydroxide should be used only for occasional relief from increased stomach acid. Do not take it for more than 2 weeks, unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor.
  • Avoid Aluminium Hydroxide, if  you show signs of appendicitis or inflammed bowel (such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, vomiting). Please consult your doctor.
  • Do not take the Aluminium Hydroxide at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.

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 Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg 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
CAUTION
Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection should be used with
caution during 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
Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection 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
UNSAFE
Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Revac-B 20 mcg/0.5 mg/0.05 mg Injection

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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Frequently asked questions for Aluminium Hydroxide

Q. How does Aluminium Hydroxide work?
Aluminum hydroxide belongs to a class of medication call antacids. It acts by neutralizing the acids released in the stomach thus treating irritation of stomach lining
Q. Is Aluminium Hydroxide an alkali/ weak base/strong base/amphoteric?
Aluminium Hydroxide is a strong base and is amphoteric
Q. Is Aluminium Hydroxide safe?
Aluminium Hydroxide is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Aluminium Hydroxide known to cause Alzheimer's?
Aluminium Hydroxide was thought to be associated with neurological symptoms. Studies clearly show that aluminum hydroxide does not cause neurological symptoms and thus does not cause Alzheimer's.
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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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