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food interaction for VARILRIX

alcohol interaction for VARILRIX

pregnancy interaction for VARILRIX

lactation interaction for VARILRIX

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Varilrix 2000 pfu/25 mcg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Varilrix 2000 pfu/25 mcg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Live Attenuated Varicella-Zoster Virus(2000 pfu)


Varicella-zoster virus vaccine is used for inducing immunity against varicella virus that causes varicella (commonly known as chickenpox, is a common childhood disease that causes fever, skin rash, and a breakout of fluid-filled blisters on the skin).

How it works

Live attenuated Varicella-Zoster Virus vaccine belongs to a group of drugs called vaccines. It works by activating the immune system to produce antibodies (specific immune compounds) against varicella virus thereby providing immunity from future infections. 

Common side effects

Pain, Fever, Headache, Injection site itching, Skin rash, Skin redness, Swelling
Neomycin(25 mcg)


Oral neomycin is used before the operation of the gut to kill the bacteria which normally live in the gut that may cause a serious infection and in treatment of patients with coma due to liver disease (hepatic coma). 

How it works

Neomycin is an antibiotic belonging to the class of aminoglycoside. Neomycin prevents the bacterial growth by stopping the production of essential protein in the bacterial cells.

Common side effects

Uncoordinated body movements, Itching, Eye irritation, Increased saliva production, Nausea, Renal injury, Increased sensitivity to light, Eye pain, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction, Tingling sensation, Eye surface inflammation, Vomiting, Abnormal blood cell, Drooping eyelids, Altered pupil size, Increased bilirubin in the blood, Pain, Skin redness, Numbness, Disorientation (alteration of mental status), Increased production of tears, Abnormal eye sensation, Increased intraocular pressure, Liver enzyme increased, Fever, Ear damage, Blurred vision, Mouth ulcer, Premature destruction of red blood cells, Allergy, Confusion, Thinning of eyes, Swelling

Common Dosage

Patients taking this medicines

  • 60%
    Once A Month
  • 40%
    One Time A Day


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Expert advice for VARILRIX

  • Inform your doctor if you have any immune system diseases like HIV infection, or if you are taking medicines that affect your immune system as the decision for vaccination will depend upon your immune responses.
  • Before receiving vaccine inform your doctor if you had any life threatening allergies.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience difficulty in breathing, swelling of lips, face or tongue.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.
  • Do not take ifallergic to varicella-zoster virus vaccine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take in high-grade fever, active infection like untreated tuberculosis.
  • Do not take with any blood disorders or any type of malignant cancers including leukemia and lymphomas that affects the immune system.
  • Do not take if  receiving immunosuppressive drugs.
  • Do not take if  having history of congenital (present at birth) or hereditary immunodeficiency or HIV infection or AIDS.
  • Do not consumed if below < 9 months.
  • Do not take in case of Pregnant women.

Top Medicines Prescribed with VARILRIX 2000 PFU/25 MCG INJECTION


Content on this page was last updated on 11 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)