Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection

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Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is a medicine used to prevent typhoid fever in adults and children aged two and above. The vaccine works by causing the body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against this disease. Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella Typhi.

Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is administered by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. It is generally given at least 2 weeks prior to expected exposure with typhoid fever. A single dose is usually given every 3 years to those people who remain at risk of typhoid fever. Your doctor may also advise on the possible need for future booster dosing.

Some common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (such as pain, swelling, redness), headache, nausea, tiredness and fever. If these side effects do not go away with time or get worse, let the doctor know. The doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.

To make sure the vaccine is safe, before receiving the vaccine, it is important to let the doctor know if you have any other illnesses. You should also tell the doctor about all the medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult and seek advice from their doctor before receiving the vaccine.

Uses of Typho VI Injection

Benefits of Typho VI Injection

In Prevention of Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever is an infection that spreads through intake of contaminated food and water. Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is a typhoid vaccine recommended for the prevention of typhoid fever. Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection works by causing the body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the bacteria. This vaccine is generally recommended for individuals who are traveling to areas where typhoid fever is common. However, while traveling, it is important that you avoid contaminated food or water. Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is given as an injection into a muscle by a doctor or a nurse, as a single dose, approximately 2 weeks before travelling to such an area where typhoid fever is common. A single booster dose is given to those who are at risk, every 3 years.

Side effects of Typho VI 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 Typho VI

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Fever
  • Nausea

How to use Typho VI Injection

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

How Typho VI Injection works

Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Typho VI 2.5mcg 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Typho VI 2.5mcg 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
Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
But in some people, Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection can cause dizziness or lightheadedness. Make sure you know how you react to the vaccine before you drive a car or operate machinery.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Typho VI Injection?

If you miss a dose of Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate brands

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

Quick tips

  • Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is given to prevent typhoid fever in adults and children aged two and
    above.
  • Inform your doctor if you have/ your child has any medical conditions, such as an immune deficiency condition (eg. HIV positive) or a bleeding disorder before taking Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Vaccines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VACCINES
Action Class
Toxoid (Inactivated toxins)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Typho VI with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Healgraft, Graftide-M, Mycocel S
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Empurine, Mercapto, Puri Nethol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
MINOR

Patient concerns

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Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Widal is not used to diagnose Typhoid fever
My niece is suffered from thypoid fever, i dont no what kind of food he can taken?, he is age of 4-5 yrs.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, there are no restrictions on diet while undergoing treatment for typhoid fever. Please increase intake of water and fluids.Please complete full treatment for typhoid fever.
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FAQs

Q. What Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is used for?

Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is a vaccine used to help prevent typhoid fever, which is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella typhi. The organism which causes typhoid fever can be passed on through contaminated food or water. If you are in an area where there is a risk of getting typhoid fever, in addition to getting vaccinated with Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection, it is also very important to be careful with your personal, food and water hygiene. Hygiene will also help avoid illness caused by other bacteria in the water.

Q. How does Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection work?

Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection works by causing your body to produce its own protection against typhoid fever. It does this by making substances, called antibodies, which destroy the Salmonella typhi organism. If you have been vaccinated against Salmonella typhi, your body is able to attack that organism if you come in contact with it.

Q. How long does it take for Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection to develop antibodies?

Usually it takes several weeks after vaccination to fully develop antibodies against typhoid fever. Most people will make enough antibodies against Salmonella typhi. However, as with all vaccines, 100% protection cannot be guaranteed.

Q. Can Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection cause typhoid fever?

No. Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection will not cause typhoid fever. It just helps your body in producing antibodies against it, so that your body can fight the infection if you are exposed to it in future.

Q. What is the dose of Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection?

You must have one dose at least 2 weeks before you may be exposed to typhoid fever. If you are continually or repeatedly exposed to the Salmonella typhi organism, a booster dose is recommended every 2 to 3 years.

Q. How is Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection given?

Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection is given as an injection, usually into your upper arm muscle, by a doctor or nurse. For children, the muscle of the upper thigh may be preferred. Typho VI 2.5mcg Injection should not be injected directly into a vein, or any blood vessel.

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References

  1. PDR: Prescribers' Digital Reference. Typhoid Vi polysaccharide vaccine - Drug Summary. (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Typherix [Typhoid Vaccine]. Rixensart, Belgium: GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals S.A.; 2011. [Accessed 15 Jul. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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