Shan 5 Vaccine

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Introduction

Shan 5 Vaccine is a prescription medicine having combination of medicines that is used in the prevention of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and Haemophilus Influenzae Type B infection. It helps in developing immunity. It protects the body against future infections.

Shan 5 Vaccine injection must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. You should not take it if you have any known allergy from this injection.

The most common side effects include redness at the injection site, tenderness, irritability, vomiting, loss of appetite and fever. If any of these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please inform your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or suffering from any other diseases. It is advised to avoid alcohol while taking this medicine. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers and patients suffering from liver and kidney diseases.

Benefits of Shan 5 Injection

In Tetanus

Tetanus is a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and causes muscles throughout the body to become stiff and tighten. Shan 5 Vaccine helps prevent tetanus infection. It helps the immune system to produce antibodies to fight against tetanus infection. However, it does not provide lifelong protection. A booster shot is recommended to be given after few years. It is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.

In Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that causes pain and swelling in the throat. This might cause difficulty in breathing. It might also damage the heart, kidneys and nerves. Shan 5 Vaccine gives protection against diphtheria. It is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.

In Pertussis

Pertussis (often called whooping cough) is an infection of the airways that can occur at any age but mostly affects infants and young children. The infection causes uncontrollable coughing that can make it difficult to breathe. Shan 5 Vaccine gives protection from pertussis. It is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.

In Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease

Haemophilus Influenzae type b infection can cause serious illness, especially in children, some of which are meningitis (infection of brain meninges), pneumonia etc. It is spread mainly through contact with infected droplets (coughing or sneezing) or secretions from an infected person's nose and throat. Shan 5 Vaccine gives protection against this infection. It helps the immune system to produce antibodies to fight against the disease.

Side effects of Shan 5 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 Shan 5

  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Drowsiness
  • Unusual crying
  • Tenderness
  • Injection site redness
  • Irritation
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Shan 5 Injection

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

How Shan 5 Injection works

Shan 5 Vaccine is a combination of four vaccines. They help develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Shan 5 Vaccine. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Shan 5 Vaccine 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
Shan 5 Vaccine is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Shan 5 Vaccine alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Shan 5 Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Shan 5 Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Shan 5 Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Shan 5 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.
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Patient Concerns

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Which types of vaccinations are mandatory for a child Which vaccinations are important for a child.
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP) -- Five-Dose Series. 2-4 months: Hepatitis A (Hep A) -- Two-Dose Series. 12-23 months: Hepatitis B (Hep B) Birth: H. influenzae type b (Hib) -- Three-Dose Series. 2-4 months: Influenza. Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) -- Two-Dose Series. Pneumococcal (PCV) Chickenpox (Varicella)
I have an omitting tendency shan i eat food
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Yes, you should Take syp vomitab 10 ml twice before meal
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References

  1. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whole Cell), Hepatitis B (rDNA) and Haemophilus Type b Conjugate Vaccine (Adsorbed) IP. Malpur, Baddi: Panacea Biotech. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Bell F, Martin A, Blondeau C, et al. Combined diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccines for primary immunisation. Arch Dis Child. 1996;75(4):298-303. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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