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Poliovac Vaccination (Injectable polio)

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Gevevac B – Serum International Institute

Indication and Usage –

  • Genevac B vaccine is indicated for active immunization against Hepatitis B infection in subjects considered at risk of exposure to HBV positive material.
  • Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease caused by the Hepatitis B virus.

Dosage and Administration –

  • Genevac Bis administered by intramuscular injection.
  • Pediatric dose vaccine:

10 mcg dose (in 0.5 ml suspension) is recommended for neonates, infants, children and adolescents upto 19 years of age.

  • Adult dose vaccine:

20 mcg dose (1.0 ml suspension) is recommended for adults aged 20 years and above

  • A series of 3 shots can prevent this serious disease
  1. 6, 10, 14 weeks for infants
  2. 0, 1, 6 months for children, adolescents and adults
  3. 0, 1, 2 months (for rapid protection)

Adverse reactions –

  • Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
  • Most common side effects are:
  1. Injection site reactions (Pain, swelling, redness)
  2. Fatigue

Drug interactions and other interactions –

  • Taking GeneVac-B with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects.
  1. Mycophenolate mofetil – life threatening
  2. Azathioprine & Mercaptopurine – serious
  3. Carbamazepine – minor

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