Medication

Measles immunoglobulin

Structure

A protein fraction having immunological activity that is secreted from human plasma or serum containing antibodies to the virus measlesadditional substances

Release form

Available in the form of a solution for intramuscular administration. The liquid is clear or light yellow, it has no antibiotics and preservatives, it is safe virologically.

Pharmachologic effect

Measles immunoglobulin acts as a prophylactic. The drug contains synthesized human blood proteins in which there are antibodies to measles. After the introduction of this drug, passive immunity is formed, the risk of contracting a disease is reduced, and an obstacle to the activation of pathogenic microorganisms is noted. After administration of the drug, passive prophylaxis is provided for 2 months.

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

No data available.

Indications for use

Measles Immunoglobulin should be administered to a patient for prophylaxis after he has been in contact with measles patients.

Contraindications

You can not enter the measles immunoglobulin in people who have a history of severe allergic manifestations after treatment with blood products.

Severely affected people allergic diseases, it is permissible to administer the drug while taking antihistamines.

Those who have systemic immunopathological diseases can be given the drug only against the background of the necessary therapy.

Side effects

As short-term adverse reactions after the introduction of immunoglobulin, the patient may experience a slight increase in body temperature, redness at the injection site. Sometimes they may appear allergic reactions, in especially rare cases anaphylactic shock.

To prevent undesirable consequences, after the Anti-measles Immunoglobulin was introduced, the patient needs to be supervised by a specialist for an hour.

Instructions for Immunoglobulin Anti-measles (Method and dosage)

The drug should be administered as soon as possible after the patient has had contact with a patient with measles. You can enter the drug only in medical institutions, in compliance with all norms of antiseptics.

According to the instructions, people in contact with measles patients are given Anti-measles Immunoglobulin at a dose of 25 ml per 1 kg of body weight in the first five days after contact with the patient. You can learn more about the preventive treatment regimen from a specialist.

Overdose

There is no data on overdose of the drug.

Interaction

You can combine the drug with antibiotics.

The effectiveness of the drug is reduced if it is administered simultaneously with live viral vaccines.

Terms of sale

The pharmacies are sold by prescription.

Storage conditions

It should be stored and transported at a temperature of 2-8 ° C. Do not freeze.

Shelf life

You can store the medicine for 2 years.

Special instructions

Drug administration is recorded in the appropriate form for accounting, indicating all the necessary data.

You can not use the medicine after the expiration of the storage period, as well as in case of damage to the container with the solution, a change in the physical properties of the drug.

The ability to drive vehicles and perform actions related to concentration of attention is not affected.

For children

If indicated, it is used for the treatment and prevention of children.

During pregnancy and lactation

If pregnant, not suffering from measles, was in contact with a person suffering from this disease, it is necessary to administer intramuscularly measles immunoglobulin at a dose of 0.25 ml per 1 kg of weight. The remedy should be administered in the first three days after the woman contacted the patient.

Reviews

Reviews are rare, but the effectiveness of the drug as a means of prevention is noted.

Price, where to buy

How much the drug costs should be found out at the nearest medical facility.

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