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BCG: Bacillus Calmette Guerin

Vaccine Name :

BCG: Bacillus Calmette Guerin

About Vaccination :

Bacillus Calmette – Guerin (BCG) vaccine is a vaccine primarily used against tuberculosis. The vaccine is given by injection into the skin. BCG vaccination is recommended to be given intradermally.The BCG vaccine contains live bacteria that have been weakened (attenuated), so that they stimulate the immune system but do not cause disease in healthy people.

Total Number of Dosage : 

1

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : Birth

Importance : 

It is 70-80% effective against the most severe forms of TB, such as TB meningitis.

After Effects: 

A small ulcer which develops from the blister at the injection site, two to six weeks after injection. This may be painful and take several weeks or months to heal fully.Post that there will be scar on the sight of injection. If there is no scar , you may consult doctor as in some cases vaccine may fail.Uncommon side effects: Headache and a high temperature

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.10 – Rs.25

Hepatitis B

About Vaccination :

Hepatitis B vaccine is a vaccine that prevents hepatitis B. The first dose is recommended within 24 hours of birth with either two or three more doses given after that. The vaccine is given by injection into a muscle. Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause both acute and chronic disease. The virus is transmitted through contact with the blood or other body fluids of an infected person.

Total Number of Dosage : 

3

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : 6 months
Dose 2 : 6 weeks
Dose 3 : Birth

Importance : 

Develop protection against virus affecting liver

After Effects: 

Serious side effects from the hepatitis B vaccine are very uncommon. Pain may occur at the site of injection.

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.100 – Rs.249

OPV: Oral Polio Virus vaccine

About Vaccination :

Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). There are two types: one that uses inactivated poliovirus and is given by injection (IPV), and one that uses weakened poliovirus and is given by mouth (OPV).

Total Number of Dosage : 

4

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : 4 to 6 years
Dose 2 : 6 months
Dose 3 : 9 months
Dose 4 : Birth

Importance : 

Helps the baby to fight against Polio(causing paralysis).

After Effects: 

The inactivated polio vaccines are very safe. Mild redness or pain may occur at the site of injection. Oral polio vaccine results in vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in about three per million doses.

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.72 – Rs.115

Rotavirus

About Vaccination :

Rotavirus is a virus that spreads easily among infants and young children. The virus can cause severe watery diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain.

Total Number of Dosage : 

3

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : 10 weeks
Dose 2 : 14 weeks
Dose 3 : 6 weeks

Importance : 

Decreases the risk of death being caused by diarrhoea.

After Effects: 

crying,mild irritability,fever,diarrhea,vomiting.,

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.900 – Rs.1099

MMR: Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine

About Vaccination :

The MMR vaccine (also known as the MPR vaccine after the Latin names of the diseases) is an immunization vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles). It is a mixture of live attenuated viruses of the three diseases, administered via injection.

1.Measles causes fever, rash, cough, runny nose, and red, watery eyes. Complications can include ear infection, diarrhea, pneumonia, brain damage, and death.

2.Mumps causes fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite, and swollen salivary glands. Complications can include swelling of the testicles or ovaries, deafness, inflammation of the brain and/or tissue covering the brain and spinal cord (encephalitis/meningitis) and, rarely, death.

3.Rubella, causes fever, sore throat, rash, headache, and red, itchy eyes. If a woman gets rubella while she is pregnant, she could have a miscarriage or her baby could be born with serious birth defects. You can protect against these diseases with safe, effective vaccination.

Total Number of Dosage : 

3

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : 15 months
Dose 2 : 4 to 6 years
Dose 3 : 9 months

Importance : 

Provides immunity against rubella, measles and mumps.

After Effects: 

Common Side Effects of MMR Vaccine, Sore arm from the shot,Fever,Mild rash,Temporary pain and stiffness in the joints, mostly in teenage or adult women who did not already have immunity to the rubella component of the vaccine,

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.70 – Rs.499

DPT: Diphtheria, whole cell Pertussis & tetanus

Vaccine Name :

DTwP: Diphtheria, tetanus, whole cell Pertussis

About Vaccination :

DPT (also DTP and DTwP) refers to a class of combination vaccines against three infectious diseases in humans: diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus. The vaccine components include diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and killed whole cells of the organism that cause pertussis (wP).

Total Number of Dosage : 

5

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : 10 weeks
Dose 2 : 14 weeks
Dose 3 : 16 to 18 months
Dose 4 : 4 to 6 years
Dose 5 : 6 weeks

Importance : 

Provides the baby with the protection against three diseases – pertussis, diphtheria and tetanus.

After Effects: 

Side Effects: Pain, redness, or swelling in the arm where the shot was given,Mild fever,Headache,Tiredness,Stomach upset, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea,Muscle aches and pains,Swollen glands,

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.700 – Rs.750