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General Information on Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine

Generic Name : Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine

Pronunciation : jap-a-NEEZ en-sef-a-LYTE-is VYE-rus VAX-een

Latest prescription information about Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y59.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Immunizing Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine

International- Ixiaro.

Why is Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an immunization agent, prescribed for disease caused by Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in adults. It works by exposing to a small dose of the virus that causes the body to develop immunity to the disease.

When should Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine?

IM- The recommended dose is 0.5ml, 2 doses administered 28 days apart.

How should Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bleeding disorder, high fever, poor immunity, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine?

   Most Common : Headache, muscle pain, injection site pain and tenderness.
   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting.
   Miscellaneous : Fatigue, influenza-like illness, fever, nose inflammation, upper respiratory tract infection, back pain, throat pain, rash, cough.

What are the other precautions for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine?

Store in a refrigerator at 2 to 8 C.

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