Medicine : Immuvac (0.6ml)

Name:Immuvac (0.6ml)
Type:Injection
Manufacturer:Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Thiomersal , Sodium Chloride
Composition:Thiomersal(0.1% W/v) , Sodium Chloride(0/9% W/v)
Substitutes:immuvac (0.6ml) , immuvac (0.6ml)


Generic ( Thiomersal )



Typical use Of Thiomersal :Bacterial Infections, Fungal Infection.
Mechanism of action of Thiomersal :Thiomersal Is A Bacteriostatic And Fungistatic Mercurial Antiseptic That Is Often Used Topically. Its Antibacterial Action Results From The Release Of Ethylmercury After Breakdown To Thiosalicylate And Ethylmercury. It Is Often Used As A Preservative In Biological And Pharmaceutical Products, As Well As Contact Lens Solutions In The Concentration Between 0.001 To 0.01%
Drug Interaction of Thiomersal :Thiomersal Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Chlortetracycline (HCl), Demeclocycline (HCl), Tetracycline (HCl).These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Thiomersal :Mental Disturbances, Tremors, Sensory Distrubances, Loosening Of Teeth, Diarrhea, Pain, Nausea And Vomiting, Acrodynia.

INTERACTIONS OF THIOMERSAL


How Thiomersal will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Thiomersal will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Thiomersal

No Studies Found






Generic ( Sodium Chloride )



Typical use Of Sodium Chloride :Hyponatraemia.Electrolite Imbalance.Hypovolumic Shock.
Mechanism of action of Sodium Chloride :Sodium Chloride Is The Major Extracellular Cation. It Is Important In Electrolyte And Fluid Balance, Osmotic Pressure Control And Water Distribution As It Restores Sodium Ions. It Is Used As A Source Of Electrolytes And Water For Hydration, Treatment Of Metabolic Acidosis, Priming Solution In Haemodialysis And Treatment Of Hyperosmolar Diabetes. It Is Also Used As Diluents For Infusion Of Compatible Drug Additives.
Drug Interaction of Sodium Chloride :May Affect Serum Concentrations Of Lithium.
Side effects of Sodium Chloride :Hypernatraemia; Thirst, Reduced Salivation And Lachrymation, Fever.

INTERACTIONS OF SODIUM CHLORIDE


How Sodium Chloride will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Sodium Chloride will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Sodium Chloride

No Studies Found