Anti Diphtheria Serum (Horse)

DESCRIPTION
Anti Diphtheria Sera (equine) 20,000 IU is a purified antisera produced from equine’s plasma having immunity against diphtheria and contains phenol as a preservative. It is a yellowish clear liquid.

Composition

Each mL contains :

Active ingredients : Diphtheria Antitoxin 2,000 IU

Excipients : Phenol 2.5 mg

Indication

For treatment against diphtheria

POSOLOGY
For therapeutic:

  • 10,000 IU or more are administered intramuscularly or intravenously depends on manifestation of the disease.
  • Perform sensitivity test prior to administration: if proven sensitive, do desensitization.

SIDE EFFECTS

Refer to Information on Antisera Administration (Page 127).

DRUG INTERACTION

Not reported.

CONTRAINDICATION

Person who is allergic to equine antisera.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

Refer     to     Information     on     Antisera Administration (Page 127).

STORAGE

  • Anti Diphtheria Sera must be stored at temperatures between 2°C to +8°C.
  • DO NOT FREEZE.
  • Expiry date 2 years.

PRESENTATION
Box : 10 vials @ 10 mL (20,000 IU)