PALIVIZUMAB is a Schedule H drug.
Palivizumab is a man-made antibody to respiratory syncytial virus. RSV can cause serious illness in children. Palivizumab helps keep RSV cells from multiplying in the body. Palivizumab is used to prevent serious lung disease caused by respiratory syncytial virus in premature infants, and infants born with certain lung disorders or heart disease.


PALIVIZUMAB is generally used to treat: Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 2yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: IM (Intra-Mascular)


  • Before using palivizumab, tell the doctor or pharmacist if your child is allergic to it or if your child has any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
  • Before using this medication, tell the doctor or pharmacist your child’s medical history, especially of bleeding/blood clotting problems.
  • Before having surgery (especially certain heart procedures), tell the doctor or dentist about this medication and all the products your child uses (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
  • This medication is not usually used in adults. It is unlikely to be used during pregnancy or breast-feeding.

Common Side-Effects

PALIVIZUMAB : Hives, Itchy Skin, Skin Rash, Confusion, Cough, Dizziness, Fainting, Lightheadedness, Fever, Body Excessive Sweating, Fatigue (tiredness), Wheezing, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Gums Bleeding

Serious Side-Effects

PALIVIZUMAB : Eyes Blurred Vision, Difficulty Breathing, Difficulty Swallowing, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Shortness Of Breath, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Bloody Or Red Colored Stools

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Refrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)

Available Alternatives

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