Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Hajj vaccine Halal or Haram??

Canadian vaccine is made by:

Sanofi pasteur


PHARMACEUTICAL INFORMATION

Each dose (0.5 mL) contains: 

Neisseria meningitidis group-specific 
polysaccharide antigens (A, C, Y and W-135)             50 μg 
thimerosal* (mercury derivative)                                 1:10,000
sodium chloride                                                            4.25 - 4.75 mg
lactose19                                                                       2.5 - 5.0 mg
water for injection                                                         q.s.
*for multidose presentation only

LINK FOR PRODUCT LABEL:  LABEL
Other Manufacturer: Novartis Vaccines
Links for Menveo Vaccine:
Business Unit:    OTC      
Novartis Consumer Health Canada  Inc.
2233 Argentia Road. Floor 2, Suite 205, West Tower      
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 2X7, CANADA       
Phone:             +1 905 812 4100
Fax:                 +1 905 821 4936


Business Unit:    Alcon      
Alcon Canada Inc., 2665 Meadowpine Blvd.                
Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA      
Phone:           +1 905 826 6700

Fax:               +1 905 N.A.
Homepage:    http://www.alcon.ca



Business Unit:    CIBA Vision      
CIBA Vision Canada Inc, 2150 Torquay Mews
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 2M6, CANADA      
Phone:            +1 905 821 4774
Fax:                +1 905 821 8106
Homepage:    http://www.cibavision.ca

These are the non medicinal ingredients:
  • potassium dihydrogen phosphate
  • sucrose
  • sodium chloride
  • sodium dighydrogen phosphate monohydrate
  • di-sodium hydrogen phosphate bihydrate
  • water
Medicinal:
Menveo is composed of the following four drug substances:
  • Meningococcal group A oligosaccharide conjugated to C. diphtheriae CRM197 protein (MenA- CRM197)
  • Meningococcal group C oligosaccharide conjugated to C. diphtheriae CRM197 protein (MenC- CRM197)
  • Meningococcal group W-135 oligosaccharide conjugated to C. diphtheriae CRM197 protein (MenW- CRM197)
  • Meningococcal group Y oligosaccharide conjugated to C. diphtheriae CRM197 protein (MenY- CRM197)
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