Varivax Vaccine

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Vhb Life Sciences Inc

Composition for Varivax 2000PFU Injection

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Primarily used for

Varicella (Viral infection which causes an itchy and blister like rash on the skin)
1625
₹1625.0/Injection
0.5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Varivax Injection

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Uses of Varivax Injection

Varivax Vaccine is used to prevent varicella.
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Side effects of Varivax Injection

Common

Abnormal involuntary movements, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Blood vessel inflammation, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Headache, Increased bleeding tendency, Bruise, Injection site reaction, Irritation, Itching, Sick, Feeling of discomfort, Rash, Blister, Running nose, Cough, Sore throat, Stomach pain, Urticaria, Fatigue, Reduced blood platelets, Blister painful.

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How to use Varivax Injection

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

How Varivax Injection works

Varivax vaccine 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 .

In Depth Information on Varivax Injection

Expert advice for Varivax Injection

  • Do not use if you are allergic to varicella zoster vaccine, or any other chickenpox vaccine, neomycin or an antibiotic used to treat skin infections.
  • Do not use varicella zoster vaccine if you have a high temperature (fever).
  • Do not use varicella zoster vaccine if you are suffering from HIV or AIDS.
  • Avoid taking varicella zoster vaccine during pregnancy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Varivax Vaccine
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Varivax Vaccine is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Varivax Vaccine is safe to use during lactation. Human stud
ies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Varivax Vaccine may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Varivax Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Varivax Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Varivax Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with liv
er disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Varivax Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Decmax 4mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Varicella Vaccine, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Varivax 2000PFU Injection

Frequently asked questions for Varicella Vaccine

Q. Does varicella vaccine prevent Varicella zoster infection?
Yes, varicella zoster vaccine is used in the treatment of varicella zoster infection
Q. Does varicella vaccine prevent chicken pox?
Yes, varicella zoster vaccine is used to treat chicken pox
Q. Is shingles vaccine same as chicken pox vaccine?
Yes, varicella zoster vaccine is used for the treatment of shingles and chicken pox.

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