Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine

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Primarily used for

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, Preservation of the medicinal products
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₹106.0/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine

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Uses of Recombinant Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

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

Common

Nausea, 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, Rash, Skin redness, Vomiting, Weakness.

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How to use Recombinant Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

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

How Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine works

Recombinant hepatitis b surface antigen 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.

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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 20mcg Vaccine 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 20mcg Vaccine

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 20mcg Vaccine
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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 20mcg Vaccine 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 Revac-B 20mcg Vacc
ine during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel tired or get a headache after receiving Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine.
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Kidney
Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Revac-B 20mcg Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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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