Bevac

Bevac

vaccine, hepatitis b

Manufacturer:

Biological E. Limited

Distributor:

Biogenetech
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Purified HBsAg (Per 0.5 mL: Al hydroxide gel 0.25 mg, thiomersal 0.025 mg. Per mL: Al hydroxide gel 0.50 mg, thiomersal 0.050 mg)
Indications/Uses
Active immunization against hepatitis B & its common sub-types.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IM Adult & childn >10 yr 20 mcg/dose. 3 doses at 0, 1 & 6 mth. Neonates, infant & childn <10 yr 10 mcg/dose. 3 doses at 0, 1 & 6 mth. Preterm infants <2 kg 4 doses at 0, 6, 10 & 14 wk.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe febrile illness.
Special Precautions
Do not administer in the gluteal region, intradermally or IV. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Soreness at the inj site or febrile reaction. Dizziness, headache, nausea, abdominal pain, rash, pruritus, urticaria, arthralgia, myalgias.
ATC Classification
J07BC01 - hepatitis B, purified antigen ; Belongs to the class of hepatitis viral vaccines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Bevac inj 20 mcg
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
Form
Bevac inj 10 mcg
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
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