Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
Moderna is an American-based company and it works in collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development and Federal Government of the United States. It is an mRNA vaccine that has been approved by the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts(SAGE).
Some of the benefits that vaccination of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine provide -
- It is safe and has been approved on the basis of clinical trials.
- It is effective against the infection of Covid-19.
- It helps in developing immunity.
- Complete doses of vaccines enable a person to live a normal life full of activities without any fear of infection.
- It is the safest way to get immunized against the disease.
- It reduces transmission risk of the Covid-19 viruses.
It is an Nucleoside-modified mRNA with a coating of lipid nanoparticles inserted into the human cells, followed by the reprogramming of the cells to develop immune responses.
As per the recommendation of SAGE, the vaccine should be scheduled for two doses, each of 0.5 ml with a time interval of 28 to 42 days in between.
The effectiveness of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine is 92% as proven after 14 days starting from the day of the first dose. An efficacy of 94.1% is observed in the people of age group 18 years and above, who have taken the two scheduled doses for the vaccines and also have not been infected with the covid viruses yet.
There may be some possible side effects related to the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine that may occur within a couple of days after getting vaccinated and disappear on their own after some days.
Side effects are associated with both the doses of the vaccine, the second dose side effects being more serious. Those side effects include difficulty in breathing, face and throat swelling, dizziness, weakness, and tachycardia. Severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis may occur though the chances are rare.
This drug can be used in below-mentioned conditions
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This vaccine is found to be safe to be used in pregnant women. Clinical studies are still under process and there could be any unforeseen effect on the fetus which is yet to be identified.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This vaccine is still under clinical trial and for now it is found to be safe in nursing women.
Is It safe with alcohol?
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption for a brief period of time before getting vaccinated, as it might affect people’s immune responses to the jab.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
This vaccine is not found to affect people's consciousness. If you feel dizzy, then you must avoid driving.
Does this affect kidney function?
Vaccine is safe to be administered to the patient with kidney disease of any severity.
This vaccine has been demonstrated to cause or worsen chronic liver diseases.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine as ingredient
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine contains mRNA. After administration it provides the blueprint to build the body's defense for your cells against the virus. This helps the body to generate an antibody response, and to retain the information in the memory cells of the immune system, along with the goal of attacking the virus if the vaccinated person is exposed to the virus.
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- Healthcare workers pose a high-risk rate of getting exposed to the virus.
- People belong to the high-risk group due to any underlying disease like chronic lung disease, significant cardiac disease, severe obesity, diabetes, liver disease, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
- Patients who have already been infected from covid-19.
- Lactating women.
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