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Rotavirus Vaccine, Live attenuated, Oral IP

Generic Name: 

Rotavirus Vaccine, Live attenuated, Oral I.P.

Description:

Rotavirus Vaccine (Live Attenuated, Oral) is a monovalent vaccine that is made in Vero cells and contains a suspension of live attenuated rotavirus 116E. Rotaviruses are double-stranded RNA viruses that belong to the genus Reoviridae. Rotavirus Vaccine (Live Attenuated, Oral) The G and P types of rotaviruses are the basis for a dual classification system based on two proteins on the virus's surface. Rotavirus 116E is referred to as G9P under this nomenclature [11]. This vaccine contains at least [NLT] 105.0 FFU (Focus Forming Unit) of live rotavirus 116E in a single human dose of 0.5 ml.

Composition:

Each dose of 0.5 ml contains:

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Pharmaceutical Form:

The Rotavirus Vaccine is a frozen liquid. The vaccine is typically pink in color when it is in liquid form, though it may occasionally change color to orange (or light yellow). The vaccine's quality is unaffected by the color change.

 

Method of Administration:

This vaccine is administered Orally from the vial and is delivered directly into the mouth by a dropper or dispenser. The vaccine should be used within 6 hours if opened.

 

Dosage: 

Single Dose: 0.5 ml

Presentation:

Single Dose Vial.

Possible Side Effects:

This vaccine rarely causes mild side effects, such as fussiness, diarrhea, and vomiting.

Contraindications:

Hypersensitivity to any vaccine component. After receiving one dose of this vaccine, individuals who exhibit hypersensitivity-like symptoms should not receive any additional doses. Additionally, this vaccine has been linked to some cases of gastroenteritis in infants with severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID).

Shelf Life:

5 years from the date of manufacture.

Storage:

Until the expiration date printed on the vial, it is advised to store this vaccine at a temperature of -20°C. But at any point throughout the shelf life, the vaccine can be stored between +2°C and +8°C.

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