Adacel/Adacel Polio

Adacel/Adacel Polio

Manufacturer:

Sanofi

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Four Star
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per Adacel 0.5 mL Diphtheria toxoid (reduced), tetanus toxoid, adsorbed acellular pertussis vaccine. Per Adacel Polio 0.5 mL Tetanus toxoid, diphtheria toxoid (reduced), adsorbed acellular pertussis vaccine w/ inactivated poliomyelitis virus type 1, 2, 3 vaccine
Indications/Uses
Adacel Active booster immunization for the prevention of tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis in patients ≥4 yr. Alternative for the 5th dose of tetanus, diphtheria & acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) in childn 4-6 yr, concomitantly w/ inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine. Adacel Polio Active booster immunization for the prevention of tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis & poliomyelitis in patients ≥4 yr. May be an alternative for the 5th dose of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis & inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine (DTaP-IPV) in patients 4-6 yr.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adacel Adult & childn ≥4 yr 0.5 mL IM as a single dose. Redosing at 5-10 yr intervals to boost immunity. Adacel Polio Adult & childn ≥4 yr 1 single dose inj (0.5 mL) IM, preferably on deltoid muscle.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Acute neurological disorders eg, encephalopathy of unknown origin w/in 7 days of previous pertussis vaccination.
Special Precautions
Do not administer intravascularly, intradermally, SC or into the buttocks. Postpone vaccination in case of acute or febrile illness. Risk of hematoma in patients w/ any bleeding disorders, eg, haemophilia or thrombocytopenia, or those on anticoagulant therapy. Immunocompromised patients. Do not administer in patients w/ progressive neurological disorder, uncontrolled epilepsy, or progressive encephalopathy. Brachial neuritis & Guillain-Barré syndrome. Not recommended during pregnancy. Lactation. Adacel Not for childn <4 yr. Adacel Polio Reports of syncope.
Adverse Reactions
Adacel Inj site reactions, tiredness & headache; swelling, erythema; fever (≥38°C), nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, anorexia, rash, body ache or muscle weakness, sore or swollen joints, malaise, chills, axillary lymph node swelling. Adacel Polio Inj site pain, tiredness; inj site swelling & redness; fever, diarrhea, vomiting, sore or swollen joints. In adolescents 12-18 yr & adults 19-60 yr: Headache; nausea, body ache, chills. In childn 3-5 yr: Rash.
Drug Interactions
Immunosuppressive treatments may interfere w/ the development of the expected immune response. Do not mix in the same syringe w/ other parenterals.
MIMS Class
Vaccines, Antisera & Immunologicals
ATC Classification
J07CA02 - diphtheria-pertussis-poliomyelitis-tetanus ; Belongs to the class of combined bacterial and viral vaccines.
J07AJ52 - pertussis, purified antigen, combinations with toxoids ; Belongs to the class of pertussis bacterial vaccines.
Adacel: P1S1S3, Adacel Polio: P1S1S3, A
Presentation/Packing
Form
Adacel Polio vaccine (inj)
Packing/Price
(pre-filled syringe) 0.5 mL x 1's
Form
Adacel vaccine (inj)
Packing/Price
(pre-filled syringe) 0.5 mL x 1's
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