Anti Diphtheria Sera (Equine) 20,000 IU

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.

 

ADMINISTRATION 

A. Intramuscularly:

  • The result of sensitivity test must be negative.
  • Administration must be done slowly.
  • The patient must be observed for at least 30 minutes.:

B. Intravenously

  • Prior to administration injection intramuscularly.
  • If there is no symptom of allergic, then continue with injection intravenously.
  • Administration must be done slowly.
  • The patient must be observed for at least 1 (one) hour

DRUG INTERACTION

Not reported.

CONTRAINDICATION

Person who is allergic to equine antisera.

 

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)