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Flu Vaccine | Home Vaccination for Adults | Brand - INFLUVAC TETRA

Flu Vaccine | Home Vaccination for Adults | Brand - INFLUVAC TETRA

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Overview

Influenza (commonly known as flu) is a viral infection that affects the respiratory system (nose, throat and lungs). It mainly affects the elderly people, people with chronic health conditions (like diabetes, heart diseases, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.) and people with weak immune system.

Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS prevents the influenza. It should be taken before the cold season starts. Flu vaccine is necessary every year due to the emerging new strains of flu virus.

It should be taken by everyone especially elderly people and people with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc. It is also recommended for infants over 6 months of age.

USES
  • For prevention of influenza
BENEFITS

Prevents influenza (flu)

Influenza (flu) is a viral infection that can affect individuals of any age group. Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS provides immunity against new strains of viruses that emerge quickly. Hence it is necessary to take influenza vaccine every year. Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS will improve immunity and reduce the severity of the infection if the virus enters your body.

SIDE EFFECTS

Some people may experience one or more side effects after taking Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS Vaccine. These effects may be mild and would disappear as your body adjusts to the vaccine. However, it is better to consult a doctor if they persist or you are concerned about them.

Common side effects include:

  • Pain, itching, swelling and redness at the site of injection
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
How to use Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS

Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS is administered in an injection form. Visit a nearby hospital or clinic to get this vaccine. Do not self-administer.

How it works

Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS is an inactivated vaccine (prepared from the dead virus) that helps to develop immunity against influenza virus. A small dose of the vaccine is injected into the body that helps to develop antibodies to fight against the virus.

Safety advice

Pregnancy
Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS is safe during pregnancy.

Lactating mothers
The safety of Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS in lactating mothers is unknown. Hence, it is advised to consult a doctor before taking this vaccine.

Alcohol
It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS. Hence, it is advised to consult a doctor.

Driving
Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS does not affect the ability to drive. However, if you feel tired after taking this vaccine, take rest and avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Liver disease
Limited data is present on the safety of Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS in people with liver diseases. Hence, it is better to consult a doctor.

Kidney disease
Limited data is present on the safety of Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS in people with liver diseases. Hence, it is better to consult a doctor.

Interactions

Drug-drug interactions:
Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS may interact with certain medicines like analgesics/ pain killers (aspirin), antiviral agents (oseltamavir, zanamavir), immunosuppressants (azathioprine, methotrexate) and anti-cancer agents (mercaptopurine).

Drug-food interactions:
No interactions found.

Drug-disease interactions:
Influvac Tetra SH vaccine PFS should not be given to people with severe allergic reactions or infections, a week immune system due to HIV or AIDS.

Fact box

Class and category of drug: Vaccine

Habit-forming: No

Preventives measures
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Always wear a mask in case you come in contact with people with flu.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after meals.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or face.