SALT INFORMATIONDiphtheria Antitoxin(10000 iu)
Anaphylaxis may occur in some rare cases, with hypotension, dyspnoea, urticaria, and shock, serum sickness may occur 7 to 10 days after injection; symptoms include fever, vomiting, diarrhoea, bronchospasm, and urticaria, nephritis, myocarditis, neuritis, polyarthritis, uveitis.
Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin, heparin), high blood pressure medicines.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Neutralises the toxin produced by Corynebacterium diphtheriae locally at the site of infection and in the circulation, but does not affect the pathological changes already induced by the toxin.
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Can I take Diptheria Antitoxin(5ml) during pregnancy?
Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.