back-button

    Varicella Vaccine

    Information about Varicella Vaccine

    Varicella vaccine uses

    Varicella Vaccine is used to prevent varicella.

    How varicella vaccine works

    Varicella 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 .

    Common side effects of varicella vaccine

    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

    Available Medicine for Varicella Vaccine

    • ₹1850
      MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1799
      Wockhardt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1625
      Vhb Life Sciences Inc
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹2259
      Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Varicella Vaccine

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions for Varicella Vaccine

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 09 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)