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Zoster Shield Immunization Package (RZV)

Male or Female . Above 50 yrs
Rs. 11,600
The Zoster Shield Immunization Package (RZV) vaccine is a vaccine designed to protect against the herpes zoster virus, which is responsible for causing shingles. The vaccine is typically administered in two doses, with the second dose given 2 to 6 months after the first dose. The RZV vaccine is made from a protein found in the herpes zoster virus, which stimulates the immune system to produce antibodies against the virus. These antibodies help to protect against future infections by the virus. The vaccine has been shown to be highly effective in preventing shingles.
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1. Protection against shingles: The primary benefit of the RZV vaccine is protection against shingles, a painful and often debilitating disease caused by the herpes zoster virus.

2. Prevention of complications: The RZV vaccine can also help to prevent complications of shingles, such as post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), a condition that can cause chronic pain in the affected area.

3. Convenient: The RZV vaccine is typically administered in two doses, making it a convenient way to protect against shingles.

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Yes, vaccines are generally safe and effective. Vaccines undergo rigorous testing and clinical trials before they are approved for use by regulatory agencies, such as the FDA. Serious side effects are rare, and the benefits of vaccination far outweigh the risks of adverse reactions.

Everyone should get vaccinated, regardless of age or health status. Vaccines protect individuals from serious and potentially life-threatening diseases, as well as prevent the spread of infectious diseases to others who may not be able to get vaccinated.

The duration of vaccine protection varies depending on the vaccine and the individual's immune response. Some vaccines, like the flu vaccine, need to be given annually. Others, like the measles vaccine, provide long-lasting immunity.

Common side effects of vaccines include pain or redness at the injection site, fever, and mild body aches. These side effects are usually mild and go away on their own within a few days.

Yes, some vaccines are recommended for pregnant women to protect both the mother and the baby from certain diseases. However, it is important to consult with your doctor before getting vaccinated while pregnant.