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Varivaxo Injection

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Composition for Varivaxo Injection

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Primary uses of Varivaxo Injection

Varicella (Viral infection which causes an itchy and blister like rash on the skin)
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Medicine Overview of Varivaxo Injection

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Uses of Varivaxo Injection

Varivaxo Injection is used to prevent varicella.
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Varivaxo Injection side effects

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, Low blood platelets, Blister painful.

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How to use Varivaxo Injection

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

How Varivaxo Injection works

Varivaxo 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.

In Depth Information on Varivaxo Injection

Expert advice for Varivaxo 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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Varivaxo Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Varivaxo Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Varivaxo Injection 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Varivaxo Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies 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.
Driving
Varivaxo Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Varivaxo Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Varivaxo Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Varivaxo Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Varivaxo Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Varivaxo Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Varivaxo Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Varivaxo Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Varivaxo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Varivaxo with Mercaptopurine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Varivaxo with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune
Varivaxo with Azathioprine
LIFE-THREATENING
Varivaxo with Tacrolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Varivaxo with Cyclosporine
LIFE-THREATENING
Varivaxo with Methotrexate
LIFE-THREATENING
Varivaxo with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim, Lupicort
Varivaxo with Fluticasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluticasone: Fluticort
Varivaxo with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Varivaxo with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop, Betakem
Varivaxo with Cyclophosphamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclophosphamide: Oncomide, Cycloxan, Endoxan, Oncophos, Cyclocel, Phosmid, Cycram, Cyphos, Oncoxan, Uniphos, Cydoxan
Varivaxo with Fosphenytoin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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