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Drug information on Micrhogam-UF (Thimerosal) from Johnson & Johnson (Ethnor)

Micrhogam-UF

  Injection
Johnson & Johnson (Ethnor)
Generic : Thimerosal
 1,200.00
50mcg / 2.9mg / 80.01% / 0.003% / 15mg / mL
1ml
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Overview of Micrhogam-UF

Thimerosal is mainly used as a preservative in certain vaccines to help prevent potentially life threatening contamination with harmful microbes.

Side effects of Micrhogam-UF

Redness and swelling at the site if injection.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Vaccines use 50 micrograms of thimerosal per 0.5 mL dose; this amounts to 0.01% thimerosal in the vaccine

How to use Micrhogam-UF?

Thimerosal is taken according to the vaccine’s schedule.

When is Micrhogam-UF not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Thimerosal is contraindicated if the person is allergic to the drug.

Warnings and Precautions for Micrhogam-UF

• Caution should be taken in pregnant women and infants, although the World Health Organization considers small doses of thimerosal safe regardless of multiple/repetitive exposures to vaccines taken by them.

Other Precautions for Micrhogam-UF

Children can be given vaccine with thimerosal-free versions.

Drug Interactions of Micrhogam-UF

Not known.

Storage Conditions for Micrhogam-UF

Thimerosal in vaccine preparations is stored according to the storage conditions of the vaccines



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