Hexaxim Description


Sanofi Pasteur


Full Prescribing Info
The active substances are per dose (0.5 ml)1: Diphtheria Toxoid not less than 20 IU2, Tetanus Toxoid not less than 40 IU2, Bordetella pertussis antigens (Pertussis Toxoid 25 micrograms, Filamentous Haemagglutinin 25 micrograms), Poliovirus (Inactivated)3 Type I (Mahoney) 40 D antigen units4, Type 2 (MEF-I) 8 D antigen units4, Type 3 (Saukett) 32 D antigen units4, Hepatitis B surface antigen5 10 micrograms, Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide (Polyribosylribitol Phosphate) 12 micrograms, conjugated to Tetanus protein 22-36 micrograms.
1Adsorbed on aluminum hydroxide, hydrated (0.6 mg Al3+).
2IU International Unit.
3Produced on Vero cells.
4Equivalent antigenic quantity in the vaccine.
5Produced in yeast Hansenula polymorpha cells by recombinant DNA technology.
Excipients: Disodium hydrogen phosphate, potassium dihydrogen phosphate, trometamol, saccharose, essential amino acids including L-phenylalanine and water for injections.
The vaccine may contain traces of glutaraldehyde, formaldehyde, neomycin, streptomycin and polymyxin B.
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