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Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine

Information about Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine

Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine Uses

Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine is used to prevent diphtheria, influenza (flu), pertussis, tetanus and Polio.

How Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine works

Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine is a combination of five vaccines. 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.

Common side effects of Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine

Injection site redness, Pain, Induration (hardening of a normally soft tissue or organ), Irritation, Fever
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Available Medicine for Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine

PentaximSanofi India Ltd
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Frequently asked questions for Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine

Diphtheria Toxoid + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide + Pertussis Toxoid + Tetanus Toxoid + Inactivated Polio Vaccine

Q. Can Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine be given to children with a weak immune system?

Yes, Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine can be given to children with a weak immune system. The weak immune system could be due to some underlying disease or if the child is treated with drugs that may weaken his/her immune system like steroids, cytotoxic drugs or radiotherapy. Vaccination may need to be delayed until the treatment is complete. Inform the doctor about the immune system of the child before vaccination.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine?

Use of Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine is not recommended in children with a known allergy to this vaccine or any of its components. The use of this vaccine is not recommended in case the child suffers from encephalopathy or has recently developed an acute illness.

Q. How is Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine administered?

Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine is to be given to a child under the supervision of a doctor. It is usually given into a muscle of the thigh in infants and in the upper arm in children.

Q. How is Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine stored?

Diphtheria Toxoid+Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide+Pertussis Toxoid+Tetanus Toxoid+Inactivated Polio Vaccine should be stored in the refrigerator between 2°C - 8°C. Do not freeze. Do not use if you notice an abnormal color or the presence of foreign particles. Keep it out of sight and reach of children.

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