Okavax STD Injection

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  • Manufactured by: Sanofi India Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Varicella Vaccine (1000 PFU)

Okavax Information



Okavax Benefits & Uses

Okavax is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Okavax 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
Adult
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 ml
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Okavax Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Okavax safe for pregnant women?


    Okavax can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Okavax right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Okavax safe during breastfeeding?


    Okavax may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Okavax on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Okavax on the kidneys.

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


    Okavax is completely safe for the liver.

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


    You can take Okavax without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Okavax with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Okavax Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Okavax

  • Is this Okavax habit forming or addictive?


    Okavax does not cause addiction.

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


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Okavax as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Okavax only on doctor's advice.

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


    No, Okavax is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Okavax Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Okavax


    You can take Okavax with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Okavax


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Okavax with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Varivax® (Varicella Virus Vaccine Live)

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

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1430,1433



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