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ActHIB Vaccine


Overview

Uses of ActHIB Kit

ActHIB Kit side effects

Common
  • Injection site pain
  • Tenderness
  • Weakness
  • Irritability
  • Unusual crying

How to use ActHIB Kit

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use.

How ActHIB Kit works

ActHIB Vaccine is a combination of two vaccines: Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide and Tetanus Toxoid which prevent Influenza(Flu) and Tetanus (lockjaw). They help develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

ActHIB Kit related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ActHIB Vaccine may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
ActHIB Vaccine is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether ActHIB Vaccine alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
ActHIB Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of ActHIB Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
ActHIB Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of ActHIB Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to ActHIB

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I want to know about the influenza vaccine is necessary or not which is given to child at 6 mnths and 7 mnths age.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, this is a useful vaccine which should be given to children to prevent against seasonal flu. First time there are2 doses, then yearly booster.
For what this injection related to???
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an influenza vaccine
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References
  1. Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate). France: Sanofi Pasteur SA; 1993. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate). France: Sanofi Pasteur SA; 2009. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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