Agrippal S1 IM/Deep SC Injection
Agrippal S1 IM/Deep SC Injection is manufactured by Renata Limited. Agrippal S1 IM/Deep SC Injection contains 0.5 ml / pre-filled syringes Inactivated Influenza Vaccine. It is Vaccines, Anti-sera & Immunoglobulin class drug.
Influenza virus vaccine inactivated promotes immunity to influenza virus by inducing specific antibody formation.
This vaccine is recommended for adults and children from six months and above, especially those having high risk of associated complications, such as children, senior citizens, those who are susceptible and those who are in influenza epidemic areas.
The vaccine can induce body to generate immunoreaction against influenza virus and can be used for prevention of infection caused by influenza virus.
|Brand Name:||Agrippal S1|
|Generic:||Inactivated Influenza Vaccine|
|Weight:||0.5 ml / pre-filled syringes|
|Type:||IM/Deep SC Injection|
|Therapeutic Class:||Vaccines, Anti-sera & Immunoglobulin|
|Last Updated:||November 20, 2020 at 6:15 pm|
Table Of contents
Agrippal S1 contains Inactivated Influenza Vaccine 0.5 ml / pre-filled syringes. Agrippal S1 Dosage:
Adult and children over 3 years of age: one dose of 0.5 ml.
Children from 6 to 36 months of age: one dose of 0.25 ml. For children who have not previously been vaccinated, a second dose should be given after an interval of at least 4 weeks.
Intramuscular injection (IM) on deltoid. This vaccine should be administered before the beginning of the influenza season or as required by the epidemiological situation. Vaccination should be repeated every year with an age-appropriate dose of vaccine of updated antigen composition
As with all medicinal products this product may cause undesirable effects.
Local reactions: redness, swelling, pain, induration.
Sytemical reactions: fever, dizziness, shivering, fatigue, sweating, myalgia, arthralgia, pruritus, rash, headache. These reactions usually disappear within one or two days without treatment.
Reactions such as shock and eclampsia, vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels) with transient renal involvement, neurological disorders are rarely seen. If any unmentioned discomfort appeared, please seek medical help.
- Do not use in case that there is any crack in the container, the vaccine is degenerative, or there is big mass that cannot be disappeared by shaking.
- Administration must not be via vascular route.
- This product should be stored at places out of reach by children.
- Shake well before use. Do not shake vigorously.
- It should be used cautiously for patient with hypersensitivity history.
- It should not be mixed with other vaccines in the same container.
- As with all injectable vaccines, appropriate medical treatment and supervision should always be readily available in case of a rare anaphylactic event following the administration of the vaccine.
- Application of immunosuppressors may decrease or inhibit immunization reactions. Person who is administrated globulin should be vaccinated the vaccine 1 month later.
Influenza vaccine should not be given to individuals with Guillain-Barre syndrome, bleeding disorder. Natural latex rubber of plunger stopper of the syringe has been associate with allergic reactions. Immunocompromised persons may not obtain the expected immune response. As with any vaccine, immunization with influenza vaccine may not protect 100% of susceptible individuals.
Immunosuppressants, antineoplastics or high doses of corticosteroids may reduce response to vaccines. Increased antibody response with aldesleukin and aspirin. May possibly increase anticoagulant effects of warfarin.
Pregnancy Lactation use
Influenza vaccine should be used during pregnancy only when clearly needed and possible advantages outweigh the potential risk of fetus.
There is no known contra-indication to the use of Influenza vaccine during lactation.
Do not use the product if your child and yourself currently have: fever, acute disease and colds, acute paroxysm of any chronic disease, an allergy to any component of this vaccine, especially egg or chicken protein.
Interaction with other Medicine
Store at temperature between +2°C to +8°C. Store in the original package to protect from light. Do not freeze. Freezing destroys activity. Do not use vaccine which has been frozen.