VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of VaxiFlu Injection

VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine is used for prevention of influenza. It is also used to prevent H1N1 influenza (Swine flu). It is recommended in people at greater risk of experiencing complications of influenza (flu), including adults over the age of 65, pregnant women, children under the age of 5, and patients with weakened immune systems due to chronic illness.

VaxiFlu Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Injection site allergic reaction

How to use VaxiFlu Injection

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

How VaxiFlu Injection works

VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine is an inactivated vaccine (made from a dead virus). It helps develop immunity by forming antibodies, which are proteins that protect against infection caused by viruses present in the vaccine.

VaxiFlu Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
SAFE
VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of VaxiFlu Injection?

If you miss a dose of VaxiFlu 4 Vaccine, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking VaxiFlu with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Oncomide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thioprinz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
MINOR
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone
MINOR
Brand(s): Antep
MINOR
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MINOR
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
MINOR
Brand(s): Austril
MINOR

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 15th Oct 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
MRP
1140
0.5 ml in 1 prefilled syringe
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