Hepliv

Hepliv

vaccine, hepatitis b

Manufacturer:

Bharat Biotech

Distributor:

Phil Pharmawealth
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Hepatitis B vaccine (recombinant DNA)
Indications/Uses
Immunization against infections caused by all known subtypes of HBV.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IM inj Adult & older childn 20 mcg. Childn <10 yr 10 mcg. Immunocompromised & dialysis patients 40 mcg as 2 divided doses at 2 different sites. Immunization consists of 3 doses w/ 2nd & 3rd doses 1 & 6 mth, respectively, after 1st dose.
Contraindications
Do not inj into gluteal muscle & it must not be administered IV.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity. Avoid immunization during severe febrile illness. Not for intradermal administration. May not prevent onset of hepatitis if HBV infection stays unrecognized. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Local reactions w/ inflammation & lymphangitis; induration or sterile abscess at inj site; fever, headache & malaise.
ATC Classification
J07BC - Hepatitis vaccines ; Used for active immunizations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Hepliv ped vaccine (susp for inj) 10 mcg/0.5 mL
Packing/Price
((multidose)) 5 mL x 1's;10 × 1's
Form
Hepliv adult vaccine (susp for inj) 20 mcg/mL
Packing/Price
((multidose)) 10 mL x 1's;10 × 1's
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