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Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135)

Information about Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135)

Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135) Uses

Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135) is used to prevent meningococcal disease.

How Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135) works

Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135) is a vaccine which helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

Common side effects of Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135)

Dizziness, Injection site reaction, Fatigue, Headache
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Available Medicine for Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135)

MenactraSanofi India Ltd
49501 variant(s)
Meningo A&CSanofi India Ltd
3951 variant(s)
Mencevax ACWYGlaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
10501 variant(s)
MenectraSanofi India Ltd
45251 variant(s)
MenomuneSanofi India Ltd
5181 variant(s)
Meningitis ActSanofi India Ltd
3811 variant(s)
QuadrimeningoBio-Med Pvt Ltd
6501 variant(s)
Quadri MeningoBiomed Pharmaceuticals
11501 variant(s)
Bi MeningoBiomed Pharmaceuticals
4501 variant(s)

Expert advice for Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135)

  • Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135) is used to prevent meningococcal disease.
  • It is not recommended for use in infants and children under two years of age.
  • It is usually given by injection into the muscle of the upper arm.
  • Your doctor will advise you if and when you should receive a booster dose.

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