Infanrix Hexa

Infanrix Hexa Contraindications

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig
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Full Prescribing Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients listed in Description, or formaldehyde, neomycin and polymyxin.
Hypersensitivity after previous administration of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, polio or Hib vaccines.
Infanrix hexa is contraindicated if the infant has experienced an encephalopathy of unknown aetiology, occurring within 7 days following previous vaccination with pertussis containing vaccine. In these circumstances pertussis vaccination should be discontinued and the vaccination course should be continued with diphtheria-tetanus, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccines.
As with other vaccines, administration of Infanrix hexa should be postponed in subjects suffering from acute severe febrile illness. The presence of a minor infection is not a contraindication.
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