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Biovac B 20mg Injection 1ml

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
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1ml Injection
MRP 190.00
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Biovac B -100 UNSURE Description

Biovac B injection is an immunisation agent. It is used to prevent hepatitis B infection in people who are at high risk of being exposed to the virus. Biovac B is given by a healthcare professional and should not be given by the patient. You must obtain all of the doses for the vaccination to be effective. It is typically considered safe and well-tolerated. However, in some people, it may produce lethargy and injection site responses such as redness, swelling, or pain. Inform your doctor if such responses disturb you.

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Product Summary

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ContainsHepatitis B Vaccine
UsesHepatitis B
Side effectsPain and redness at injection site, fatigue, headache, drowsiness
TherapyVACCINE
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uses

Uses of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

Biovac B injection is an active immunisation agent. It prevents hepatitis B infection in people who are at risk of contracting the disease.
contraindications

Contraindications of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

  • If you are allergic to Biovac B injection or any of the other ingredients of this vaccine
  • If you have a high temperature (fever)
sideEffects

Side effects of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

  • Irritability
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Pain and redness at the injection site
  • Fatigue
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Biovac B injection during pregnancy?
A:
Biovac B injection should be used during pregnancy only when clearly needed, inform your doctor about your pregnancy status before taking this vaccine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Biovac B injection?
A:
Biovac B injection has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Biovac B injection?
A:
Limited information is available on the interaction of alcohol with Biovac B injection.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on dialysis for a kidney problem or have an illness which may affect your immune system.
  • Particularly in adolescents, syncope (fainting) can happen after or even before receiving any immunisation as a psychogenic reaction to the needle injection.
  • During recuperation, this may be followed by a number of neurological symptoms, including transitory visual disturbance, paraesthesia, and tonic-clonic limb movements.
  • It is crucial that precautions are taken to prevent harm from faints.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

  • Biovac B injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self-inject, follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

  • Store at 2°C to 8°C. Do not freeze, discard if frozen.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Protect from light. Keep out of reach of children.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

  • Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects the liver. Vaccination is crucial in preventing its spread and protecting individuals from its potentially severe consequences. The vaccine is administere...
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  • The vaccine prevents the virus from entering the liver cells and causing infection. The hepatitis B vaccine has been instrumental in reducing the incidence of hepatitis B globally.
  • Its inclusion in routine vaccination schedules for both infants and adults, along with targeted vaccination strategies for specific populations, has proven effective in reducing the burden of hepatiti...
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dosage

Dosage of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

Overdose

This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest h...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set-up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection inform your doctor or nurse imm...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

How Does It Work?

Biovac B injection induces a little infection to aid in the development of immunity. Instead of making people sick, this kind of infection drives the body's immune system to produce antibodies that wi...
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interactions

Interactions of Biovac B -100 UNSURE

Interactions with other medicines

  • Avoid concomitant administration of any other vaccine or medicine.
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Biovac B injection used for?

A: Biovac B injection is used for prevention of hepatitis B infection.

Q: How Biovac B injection be given?

A: Biovac B injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic. Do not self-inject, follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
15/07/2024
Last Updated on: 14 February 2024 | 1:53 PM (IST)

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