Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin Dexa Medica

Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin Dexa Medica

hepatitis b immunoglobulin

Manufacturer:

Dexa Medica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Human hepatitis B immunoglobulin
Indications/Uses
Immunoprophylaxis of hepatitis B in case of accidental exposure in non-immunised subjects (including persons whose vaccination is incomplete or status unknown); in haemodialysed patients, until vaccination has become effective; in the newborn of HBV carrier-mother; in subjects who did not show an immune response (no measurable hepatitis B antibodies) after vaccination & for whom continuous prevention is necessary due to the continuous risk of being infected w/ hepatitis B.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IM Non-immunised subject (including person whose vaccination is incomplete or status unknown) Prevention of hepatitis B in case of accidental exposure 12 IU/kg, at least 500 IU, depending on the intensity of exposure & preferably w/in 72 hr. Haemodialysed patients Immunoprophylaxis of hepatitis B 8-12 IU/kg. Max: 500 IU, every 2 mth until seroconversion following vaccination. Newborn, HBV carrier-mother at birth or after birth Prevention of hepatitis B 30-100 IU/kg (normally 1 mL).
Special Precautions
Do not inject intravascularly. Risk of shock if administered into a blood vessel; a fall in BP w/ anaphylactic reactions. Do not use to IgA deficient individuals & HbsAg carrier. Patients should be observed for at least 20 min after administration; for longer term at least 1 hr after administration in cases of inadvertent IV inj. Na-free. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity to previous administration of Ig. Fall in BP, dyspnoea, cutaneous reactions including flush, urticaria, anaphylactic shock; chills, fever, headache, malaise, nausea, vomiting, arthralgia, moderate back pain; tachycardia, bradycardia, outbreaks of sweating, vertigo, local pain, tenderness or swelling.
Drug Interactions
May impair the efficacy of live attenuated virus vaccines. May result in misleading positive test results w/ serological testing.
ATC Classification
J06BB04 - hepatitis B immunoglobulin ; Belongs to the class of specific immunoglobulins. Used in passive immunizations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin Dexa Medica inj 200 IU/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 1's
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