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Haemophilus B conjugate vaccine (By injection)

Haemophilus B Conjugate Vaccine (hee-MOF-i-lus B KON-joo-gate VAX-een)

Given to babies and young children to prevent infection with Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) bacteria.

Brand Name(s):

ActHIB, Pedvaxhib

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

Your child should not receive this vaccine if he or she has had an allergic reaction to a Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine or tetanus vaccine (including DTP or DTaP vaccines).

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

If a dose is missed:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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