Avaxim 160 Iu Injection 0.5 Ml
Hepatitis A vaccine is used to prevent the occurrence of Hepatitis A condition.
How does the drug work ?
Hepatitis A injection is a mild strain of virus that is injected in an individual to develop antibodies. These antibodies protects our immune system to fight infections.
What are the common side effects ?The common side effects of Hepatitis A injection are mild fever, nausea, vomiting and chills after injecting the virus. The other side effects associated with hepatitis A injection include abdominal pain, fatigue, convulsions, headache, loss of appetite and body pains.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Individuals taking Avaxim medicine should inform the doctor about history of vaccinations taken so far.
• Individuals suffering from decreased immune system after an organ transplant, dialysis, HIV infection or cancer should inform the doctor before taking Avaxim medication.
• Individuals suffering from Hepatitis-A infection or other forms of hepatitis infections should avoid taking Avaxim medication. The vaccination can be scheduled when the infection is completely cured in the individual.
• Individuals suffering from bleeding or clotting disorders should inform the doctor before taking Avaxim medication.
• Consult the doctor if an individual can be vaccinated during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
1. Can I take Hepatitis vaccination if I am infected with the hepatitis infection? No. It is recommended to take Hepatitis-A injection before before the onset of the infection or after complete cure from the infection.
2. How does Hepatitis-A virus spread from person to person? Hepatitis-A virus is a contagious infection. It spreads from person to person through contaminated food, water or food items exposed to feces of an infected person.
3. Does hepatitis-A virus spread through saliva, sweat or other body fluids? No. Hepatitis-A virus does not spread through saliva, sweat of body fluids. It spreads when any item is exposed to feces of an infected person.
4. How can Hepatitis-A infection be treated? Hepatitis-A infection is a symptomatic condition that can be treated by treating the patient symptomatically.
5. Is the virus life-threatening? No. Hepatitis-A infection is not life-threatening, it can be cured by symptomatic treatment.