Brand name:- Easyfive
Composition:- Diphtheria Immune Globulin (30IU) +Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine (10mcg) + Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA) (10mcg) + Pertussis Toxoid (4IU) + Tetanus Toxoid (60IU)
Indication:- Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, and Haemophilus Influenzae type b infections.
Storage:- Store in a refrigerator
The Easyfive vaccine helps to boost the immune system to fight against the infection. This vaccine is a combination of medicine that helps to prevent infections like Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, and Haemophilus Influenzae type b infections. The vaccine is given by a nurse under the supervision of medical and healthcare professionals. It may cause some temporary side effects like swelling and pain at the injection site.
Easyfive vaccine is an active immunization that helps the immune system to fight and it is recommended for all children 2 months to 5 years of age. The benefits of the Easyfive vaccination are stated below:-
This vaccine protects from pertussis; it is a serious infection of the airways that can occur at any age.
The Easyfive vaccine also protects from the Haemophilus Influenzae type B that causes pneumonia and infection of brain meninges.
Provides protection and stops the spread of serious bacterial infections like tetanus (which affects the nervous system) and Diphtheria (pain and swelling in the throat).
The Easyfive vaccine is contraindicated in the factors mentioned below. Here are the things you should always discuss with your medical representative before you start receiving the dose of the Easy vaccine. Do not receive the vaccine if any of the below stated applying to you and if you are not sure contact your medical representative or healthcare professional as soon as possible
Allergic to any of the active ingredients present in this medication.
Severe infection with a high temperature, minor infections should not be a problem.
Allergic to any other vaccine or neomycin (an antibiotic used to treat skin infections).
The side effects of the Easy5 vaccine are different and may cause some side effects. It can be mild, moderate, or severe and many of these are easily managed. Your healthcare professional or medical practitioner advises you on how to manage the below-mentioned side effects. Some people do not experience any side effects whereas others experience moderate effects after taking the Easy5 vaccine
Common side effects
Above mentioned side effects occur in a large proportion of cases and develop within 24 hours of the administration. If you experience such side effects and they disturb your routine activities, consult your pharmacist or medical professional.
The Easy5 vaccine is administered as an injection under the skin or into the muscle of the arm (upper-side). This vaccine is recommended for all children 2 months to 5 years of age. One pediatric dose of the Easy5 vaccine is 0.5ml and it should be administered intramuscularly. This medication works as an immunomodulatory agent which helps to boost the body's immune system to develop antibodies and fight against the virus. Easy5 vaccines act against microorganisms to prevent infections. This medication is given under the supervision of medical and healthcare professionals and they will also guide you on how to cope up or manage the side effects.
Warnings and precautions
Do not forget to share and discuss your medical history or any other significant fact about your health with your healthcare professional. Below stated factors may affect the use of the Easy5 vaccine:-
Consult your medical practitioner or healthcare professional before receiving this vaccine because the ingredients present in the Easy5 vaccine may cause an allergic reaction in some people.
The Easy5 vaccine may not be effective if you are receiving immunosuppressive therapy.
Your nurse may clean the area of administration with an alcoholic agent before injecting. Make sure to check if it has evaporated completely or not.
Inform your medical professional if you have any kidney or liver-related disease.
Administration of the Easy5 vaccine is not recommended in people infected with HIV.
Q1. What is the Easy5 vaccine?
Ans. The Easy5 vaccine helps to boost the immune system to fight against infection. This vaccine is a combination of medicine that helps to prevent infections like Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, and Haemophilus Influenzae type b infections
Q2. What are the common side effects?
Ans. Some common side effects of the Easy5 vaccine are:- fever, tiredness, weakness, pain, swelling, headache, etc. It is advisable to contact a healthcare professional urgently if side effects last longer than a usual period of time.
Q3. How should I take the Easy5 vaccine?
Ans. This vaccine is given by a medical professional or a healthcare provider. It is highly advised to not self-administer.
Q4. How to store the Easy5 injection?
Ans. Store this vaccine in a refrigerator. Keep it in a cool place and do not shake or freeze the vial.
Q5. Is the Easy5 vaccine safe to use in breastfeeding?
Ans. This vaccine may not be safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, it should be given only after knowing its possible side effects.
Q6. In what strength is Easy5 given?
Ans. Easy5 vaccine is administered with a strength of 0.5mL.
Q7. Does the Easy5 vaccine damage the liver?
Ans. If you have any liver-related disease consult your medical practitioner or healthcare professional.
Q8. Is it safe to take the Easy5 vaccine during pregnancy?
Ans. During pregnancy, women may experience mild or severe side effects. Therefore, it is advised to contact the medical professional.
Q9. How does Easy5 injection work?
Ans. This vaccine helps in producing antibodies that help to fight against viruses and prevent infections.
Q10. Can I take the Easy5 vaccine with other medicines?
Ans. Sometimes drugs may interact with each other so it is necessary to discuss it with your medical practitioner.