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Boostagen

Boostagen

Manufacturer:

BioNet-Asia

Distributor:

BioNet-Asia

Marketer:

BioNet-Asia
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 0.5 mL Tetanus toxoid 7.5 Lf, diphtheria toxoid 2 Lf, purified Bordetella pertussis antigens: Recombinant pertussis toxin (rPT) 5 mcg, filamentous haemagglutinin (FHA) 5 mcg
Indications/Uses
Active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis in individuals from the age of ≥3 yr. For pertussis immunization in healthcare providers to prevent nosocomial transmission to infants & for maternal immunization in pregnant women for pertussis prevention in infants too young to be vaccinated.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administer 0.5 mL single dose by deep IM inj.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Encephalopathy w/ unknown aetiology eg, coma, prolonged seizures or decreased level of consciousness w/in 7 days following previous vaccination w/ any whooping cough vaccine. Individuals w/ progressive or unstable neurological disorders, uncontrolled epilepsy or progressive encephalopathy.
Special Precautions
Do not inj intravascularly. Do not give fractional doses (<0.5 mL). Postpone vaccination in patients w/ acute severe febrile illness, & immunosuppressive treatment or immunodeficiency; in case of chronic immunodeficiency, including HIV-infected persons, vaccination is recommended even if response may be limited. Caution in patients who had any of the following adverse events w/in 48 hr after a previous immunization w/ any whooping cough vaccines: High temp (≥40°C) w/o any identifiable cause, convulsions, collapse, shock-like state; thrombocytopenia or any bleeding disorder or receiving anticoagulant therapy.
Adverse Reactions
Local reactions: Pain, redness & induration. Systemic reactions: Malaise, fatigue, headache, myalgia & arthralgia. Fever (≥38°C).
Drug Interactions
Immunosuppresants (may interfere the development of expected immune response).
ATC Classification
J07AJ52 - pertussis, purified antigen, combinations with toxoids ; Belongs to the class of pertussis bacterial vaccines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Boostagen inj
Packing/Price
0.5 mL x 1's
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