POLIOMYELITIS VACCINE, LIVE (ORAL) I.P. (DI-VALENT)

(Bivalent/b-OPV) Type 1 & Type 3

Oral Polio is a serious but preventable disease. In India, hundreds and thousands of infants and children used to get infected with polio virus and suffer from its serious consequences mainly paralysis.

DESCRIPTION :
Bio-Med's Oral Polio Vaccine is prepared using attenuated Sabin Strain Polio viruses. The vaccine is clear light pink in liquid form and light pale yellow in frozen form. Bio-Med's Oral Polio Vaccine conforms to Indian Pharmacopoeia and is manufactured from bulk procured from WHO prequalified supplier.

COMPOSITION :
Each dose of vaccine contains :
Particulars Quantity
Attenuated Sabin strain viruses Type 1 106 CCID50
Attenuated Sabin strain viruses Type 3 105.8 CCID50
MgCl2(Stabilizer) 1M
Kanamycin Sulphate (Preservative) 20mcg per dose

IMMUNIZATION SCHEME :

Poliomyelitis vaccine is indicated for prevention of Poliomyeltis against Type 1 & 3 polio virus and in supplementry immunization activities(SIA's) in children from 0-5 years of age. The doses and interval of Poliomyelitis vaccination should be according to National Policy. Vaccine can be given safely and effectively at the same time as Measles , Rubella, Mumps, DTP and Vitamin A supplementation.

PRESENTATION :

  • Squeezable Plastic tube with VVM Label (20 dose). This is latest generation packing is superior in handling quality, leak proof and nozzle designed to deliver exact drops of vaccine.
  • In glass vial with VVM Label (20 dose) and sterile plastic dropper.

VVM ( Vaccine Vial Monitor) Label :
Bio-Med in an effort to improve product quality came up with the state of the art labeling of Oral Polio Vaccine with imported VACCINE VIAL TIME TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE INDICATOR for the first time in India.

BENEFITS OF USING VVM (Vaccine Vial Monitor) :

  • Ensures efficacy with round the clock surveillance from the manufacturer to final user.
  • Improved confidence in the quality and reliability of the product.
  • Demonstrates compliance with handling rules / regulations.

CONTRA- INDICATION :

Immunodeficiency- Individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) both asymptomatic and symptomatic should be immunized with the vaccine according to standard schedule. However the vaccine is contraindicated for those with primary immuno deficiency disease or suppressed immune response from medication such as leukemia, lymphoma or generalised malignancy.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION :
2 drops (0.1 ml) of the vaccine is administered orally.

STORAGE :
The vaccine must be stored at -200C or below under frozen state for long term storage upto 2 years. When the vaccine is thawed ( liquid form), it must be kept in refrigerator at 20C to 80C. Vaccine if stored at 20C to 80C shall remain good for only 4-6 months.