Enteroshield

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  • Contains / Salt: Vi Capsular Polysaccharide Of Salmonella Typhi (25 mcg)
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    • Country of Origin: India

    Enteroshield Information

    Enteroshield, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. Other than this, Enteroshield has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The optimal dosage of Enteroshield is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Enteroshield as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Enteroshield go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Enteroshield's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Unknown while nursing. It is important to know if Enteroshield has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Enteroshield related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Allergy must refrain from the use of Enteroshield since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Enteroshield have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Besides this, Enteroshield may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Enteroshield, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Enteroshield Benefits & Uses

    Enteroshield is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Enteroshield Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: dose should be given to above 6 months old

    Enteroshield Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Enteroshield safe for pregnant women?


      Enteroshield can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Enteroshield, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Enteroshield safe during breastfeeding?


      There is no research available on the side effects of Enteroshield in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Enteroshield on the Kidneys?


      Enteroshield is not harmful for kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Enteroshield on the Liver?


      Using Enteroshield does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Enteroshield on the Heart?


      Enteroshield is completely safe for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Enteroshield with Other Drugs

    Enteroshield should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Mild



    Enteroshield Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Enteroshield unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Enteroshield

    • Is this Enteroshield habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Enteroshield.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Enteroshield as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Enteroshield is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Enteroshield is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Enteroshield Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Enteroshield


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Enteroshield together with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Enteroshield


      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Enteroshield.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Enteroshield

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Enteroshield safe to use?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Enteroshield is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount as advised by the doctor. Some side effects have been associated with this drug such as rash and nausea. However, if you experience above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Enteroshield an antibiotic?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    No, Enteroshield is not an antibiotic because it does not kill the bacteria. It is a vaccine which helps in preventing tetanus infection.

    Question about 5 years ago

    What is Enteroshield?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Enteroshield is the brand name of tetanus toxoid and it is available in the form of injection. It is a vaccine which is used to prevent tetanus infection.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Enteroshield cause diarrhoea?

    Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

    No, Enteroshield does not cause diarrhoea. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Enteroshield prevent whooping cough?

    Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    No, Enteroshield does not prevent whooping cough (diphtheria) because it is only effective against Clostridium tetani not against bacteria Corynebacterium diphtheriae which causes whooping cough.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 924-925

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1433

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Typhoid VI polysaccharide vaccine typhium VI®

    Patient Product Information TYPBAR-TCVTM: Typhoid (Vi Capsular Polysaccharide)Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine Generic name: [Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine] . Bharatbiotech

    PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER TYPHIM Vi®: TYPHIM Vi® , Solution for injection Purified Vi Capsular Polysaccharide of Salmonella typhi (Ty 2 Strain). SanofiPasteur



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