The Brand Name OKAVAX Has Generic Salt :: Varicella 

OKAVAX  Is From Company Aventis Pas. Priced :: Rs. 1468

OKAVAX have Varicella is comes under Sub class #N/A of  Main Class #N/A

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A  Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Varicella  VAC  Rs. 1468  1 V+1 D
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 1 V+1 D
 OKAVAX  Aventis Pas.  1000PFU/DOSE  1 V+1 D Rs. 1468

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Aventis Pas. :: OKAVAX  Varicella  #N/A #N/A

Indications for Drugs ::

Chickenpox

Drug Dose ::

Adults Indicated for all adults without evidence of immunity to varicella. 2 dose series: 0.5 mL SC, repeat at least 4 weeks later. Routine vaccination 2 dose series: 0.5 mL SC 1st dose: 12-15 months 2nd dose: 4-6 years; may be administered before age 4 yr, provided at least 3 months have elapsed since the first dose

Contraindication ::

Do not administer to individuals with a history of anaphylactic or severe allergic reaction to any component of the vaccine (including neomycin and gelatin) or to a previous dose of a varicella-containing vaccine.

Drug Precautions ::

5.1 Management of Allergic Reactions Adequate treatment provisions, including epinephrine injection (1:1000), should be available for immediate use should anaphylaxis occur. 5.2 Family History of Immunodeficiency Vaccination should be deferred in patients with a family history of congenital or hereditary immunodeficiency until the patient’s immune status has been evaluated and the patient has been found to be immunocompetent. 5.3 Use in HIV-Infected Individuals The Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) has recommendations on the use of varicella vaccine in HIV-infected individuals. 5.4 Risk of Vaccine Virus Transmission Post-marketing experience suggests that transmission of vaccine virus may occur rarely between healthy vaccinees who develop a varicella-like rash and healthy susceptible contacts. Transmission of vaccine virus from a mother who did not develop a varicella-like rash to her newborn infant has been reported.

Drug Side Effects ::

Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a vaccine cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another vaccine and may not reflect the rates observed in clinical practice.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

5

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Live, attenuated varicella virus stimulates active immunity to disease caused by varicella-zoster virus. Conveys active immunity via stimulation of production of endogenously produced antibodies .

Drug Interactions ::

Concurrent use may interfere with the immune response to certain live vaccines.

 

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