Biothrax Suspension For Injection 5Ml Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Biothrax: Suspension for injection (5mL)

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What is this Medicine?

ANTHRAX VACCINE, ADSORBED (AN thraks VAK seen, ad SAWRB) is a vaccine. It is used to prevent infections of anthrax. People at high risk for exposure include people that work with animals or animal by-products. Routine immunization with this vaccine is not recommended. This vaccine is not approved to prevent anthrax infection after exposure. This vaccine cannot cause anthrax infection.

In-Depth Information

Biothrax Suspension for Injection

NDC: 646780211
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anthrax Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Biothrax Suspension for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Biothrax Suspension for Injection

Fever Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
3.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
6.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
12.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
14.0-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
>30.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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