Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection is indicated to prevent infections. It prevents antibodies from forming after a person with Rh-negative blood receives a transfusion with Rh-positive blood, or during pregnancy when a mother has Rh-negative blood and the baby is Rh-positive.
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection is given for Rh prophylaxis in pregnancy-related complications. It is also approved for Incompatible transfusions in Rh-negative individuals transfused with blood components containing Rh-positive red blood cells (RBCs). It may also be used for immune thrombocytopenic purpura, a condition wherein the number of circulating platelets decrease leading to easy bruising.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this injection. Compassionately do not self administer. The injection is given into a muscle; normally it is given in the upper arm. You will be offered an anti-D injection routinely at 28 weeks of pregnancy and within 72 hours of birth if your baby is Rh D positive.
This medicine may sometimes cause side effects like fever, headache, feeling of discomfort, and injection site tenderness or pain. If you get any of these, or other reactions, or just feel unwell, you should tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects.
Earlier using it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with blood clotting and if you have recently had, or plan to have, a vaccination.
Directions For Use:
Ordinary side effects of AntiD
- Injection site tenderness
- Injection site pain
- Feeling of discomfort
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Warning & Precautions:
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Q. What does anti-D antibody mean?
If you're RhD negative, your blood will be checked for the antibodies (known as anti-D antibodies) that destroy RhD positive red blood cells. If anti-D antibodies are detected in your blood during pregnancy, there's a risk that your unborn baby may get affected by rhesus disease.
Q. Why do I need AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection?
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection is needed to prevent a disease called Rhesus disease. This can help to avoid a process known as sensitisation in women. This is a condition when a woman with RhD negative blood is exposed to RhD positive blood and develops an immune response to it.
Q. How is AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection administered?
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection is given into a muscle, normally in the upper arm. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection.
Q. When is AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection given?
AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection will be given as an injection at 28 weeks of pregnancy and within 72 hours of birth, if your baby is Rh D positive. Consult your doctor before getting AntiD 300mcg/ml Injection.