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Sepsivac Injection

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Salt Composition : Mycobacterium W(heat Killed) Injection

Manufacturer : CADILA PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 7425
Price :6004
You Save :1421 (19%)

1 Vial(s) Of 0.6ml

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Introduction to Sepsivac Injection

Sepsivac injection contains an active component called mycobacterium w(Heat Killed) injection. This medicine belongs to the plasma immunoglobulin group. This medication is used to treat leprosy advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in combination with Paclitaxel plus Cisplatin regimen and also used to treat sepsis (immune response to the infection).  

Inform your doctor if you are allergic to mycobacterium w (Heat-killed) injection or any of the ingredients present in it. Consult your doctor if you have fever, skin septic (edema, skin lesion), chronic debilitating condition (Alzheimer), ulcer (skin). Speak with your doctor about your prescribed and non-prescribed medicine before using the doctor. Consult your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant or while you are breastfeeding.


Uses of Sepsivac Injection

  • Leprosy
  • Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
  • Sepsis

Therapeutic Effects of Sepsivac Injection

The Sepsivac injection works by altering the body's immune response to various pathological conditions and diseases. It generates potent cell-mediated immune responses when administered through an intradermal route.


Interaction of Sepsivac Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with sepsivac injection and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Sepsivac Injection

  • Protect from freezing
  • Store at 2°C-8°C
  • Keep children away from the sight and reach of this medication.

How to consume Sepsivac Injection

This medicine is given only in a hospital setup by a healthcare provider. Sepsivac injection will be given to you by your doctor. It is given intradermally, either as single injections or as a continuous infusion (a drip). Your physician will decide the dosage and frequency of this injection based on the severity of your disease and other factors.


Safety Advices for Sepsivac Injection

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Pregnancy

  

It is unknown whether sepsivac injection is harmful to the unborn baby. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is unknown whether Mycobacterium w (heat-killed) injection is excreted in breast milk. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for more information.

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Lungs

  

Inform your physician about any underlying lung disorders or breathing difficulty before taking sepsivac injection, as this medication should be used with caution in lung disease patients.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether Mycobacterium w (heat-killed) injection is safe for patients with liver problems. Inform your physician if you have any liver disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any liver-related symptoms.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol under medication. So, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking medicine.

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Driving

  

It is unknown whether sepsivac injection alters driving ability. However, if you experience side effects like tiredness or drowsiness, avoid driving and using machines.


Side Effects of Sepsivac Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Neuropathy (nerve damage)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Skin ulcers or abscesses at the site of injection

Common

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Pain
  • Weakness
  • Weight loss
  • Constipation
  • Breathlessness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Cough Haemoptysis (coughing up blood from the lungs or bronchial tubes)

Word of Advice

Individuals with nerve problems, skin problems, and lung problem should inform their doctor before using the sepsivac injection. It is contraindicated for people with skin problems like (edema skin lesions). Speak with the doctor about your previous medical history before using the medicine.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I take a sepsivac injection if I have a history of allergies?

Inform your doctor that you are allergic to sepsivac injection or antibodies before starting medicine.

Q 2. Can I take a sepsivac injection if I have skin problems?

Inform your doctor if you have any skin disorder or under any skin medication. The drug might cause ulcers (skin) as a side effect. Hence, individuals with skin problems should be cautious before taking the medicine.

Q 3. What are the precautions I need to take while taking sepsivac injection?

Consult your doctor if you have a fever, skin septic (edema, skin lesion), chronic debilitating condition (Alzheimer's), or ulcer (skin). Consult your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant or while you are breastfeeding.

Q 4. Can I use sepsivac injection if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

Consult your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant or while you are breastfeeding.

Q 5. Can I use this medicine if I am under cancer medication?

No, it is contraindicated for patients who are under chemotherapy medicine. Inform your doctor before using the medicine.


Fact Box of Sepsivac Injection

Molecule name: Mycobacterium w (Heat Killed) injection

Therapeutic class: Immunotherapy agent

Pharmacological class: Plasma immunoglobulin

Indications: 

1. Leprosy

2. Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

3. Sepsis


References

1. Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd, [Revised on Dec 2019] [Accessed on 13 Oct 2023], https://www.cadilapharma.com/ast/uploads/2020/04/Cadila-Pharmaceuticals_About-Sepsivac-1.pdf 

2. D.H. Dockrell, S. Sundar, B.J. Angus, R.P. Hobson, Infectious disease, Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, 22nd Edition, 2014, 293-386.


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