Yellow Fever Vaccine Pharmacology

Yellow Fever Vaccine

About Yellow Fever Vaccine
Active immunization agent ,a live, attenuated viral vaccine, A vaccine used against yellow fever.
Mechanism of Action of Yellow Fever Vaccine
This vaccine stimulates your body to make antibodies against the yellow fever virus. These antibodies protect you from illness should you become infected with this virus.
Pharmacokinets of Yellow Fever Vaccine
Onset of Action for Yellow Fever Vaccine
Duration of Action for Yellow Fever Vaccine
Half Life of Yellow Fever Vaccine
Side Effects of Yellow Fever Vaccine
1. Confusion
2. Convulsions (seizures)
3. Coughing
4. Difficulty in breathing or swallowing
5. Fast heartbeat
6. Feeling of burning, crawling, or tingling of skin
7. Nervousness or irritability
8. Reddening of skin
9. Headache
10. Skin rash or itching
11. Sneezing
12. Stiff neck
13. Throbbing in the ears
14. Weakness
15. Vomiting
16. Fever
17. Muscle pain
18. Pain at place of injection
Contra-indications of Yellow Fever Vaccine
1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
2. Egg allergy
3. Immune deficiency from medication or disease
4. HIV infection
5. Cancer chemotherapy
6. Radiotherapy
7. Immunsuppressive treatment
8. Bone marrow transplant in the previous six months
9. Steroid tablets therapy long-term (or are on a short course of high dose steroids)
Special Precautions while taking Yellow Fever Vaccine
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Yellow Fever Vaccine
1. Yellow Fever Vaccine is used to prevent infection by the yellow fever virus.
Interactions for Yellow Fever Vaccine
Typical Dosage for Yellow Fever Vaccine
For all eligible persons:
Primary Vaccination: a single subcutaneous injection of 0. 5 mL of reconstituted vaccine should be administered.
Booster Doses: Re-immunization every 10 years for those at continuing risk of exposure
Children(above 9 months)-
One dose of 0.5 ml subcutaneously. This immunization gives with measles vaccine Booster dose - After 10 years
Schedule of Yellow Fever Vaccine
Storage Requirements for Yellow Fever Vaccine
Store between 2- 8 degree C. Do not freeze.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Yellow Fever Vaccine
Effects of Overdose of Yellow Fever Vaccine
Give symptomatic and supportive treatment.

Home Delivery for Yellow Fever Vaccine in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including yellow fever vaccine.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for yellow fever vaccine and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for yellow fever vaccine may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take yellow fever vaccine only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for yellow fever vaccine before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for yellow fever vaccine with the pharmacy.

Yellow Fever Vaccine is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for yellow fever vaccine might be better known than yellow fever vaccine itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have yellow fever vaccine in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for yellow fever vaccine.