Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whole Cell), Hepatitis B (rDNA) & Haemophilus influenzae Type B Conjugate Vaccine (Adsorbed) Biological E. Limited

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whole Cell), Hepatitis B (rDNA) & Haemophilus influenzae Type B Conjugate Vaccine (Adsorbed) Biological E. Limited

Manufacturer:

Biological E. Limited

Distributor:

Biogenetech
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 0.5 mL Diphtheria toxoid 25 Lf (not <30 IU), tetanus toxoid 5.5 Lf (not <60 IU), B. pertussis (whole cell) 16 IOU (not <4 IU), r-HBsAg 12.5 mcg, purified capsular polysaccharide of Hib (PRP) covalently linked to 20-36.7 mcg of tetanus toxoid 11 mcg, Al phosphate not >1.25 mg
Indications/Uses
Active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B & Haemophilus influenzae type B disease in infants from 6 wk.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administer IM inj, preferably in the anterolateral aspect of the thigh. Infant 6 wk Primary vaccination 3 doses as IM w/in the first 6 mth. 3 doses at 6-10-14-wk must be administered at intervals of at least 4 wk.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe reaction to a previous dose. Convulsions/seizures or abnormal cerebral signs in the newborn period or other serious neurological abnormalities.
Special Precautions
Do not inj IV. Temp ≥40°C w/in 48 hr not due to another identifiable cause, collapse or shock-like state (hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode) w/in 48 hr, persistent crying lasting ≥3 hr occurring w/in 48 hr, convulsions w/ or w/o fever occurring w/in 3 days. History of febrile convulsions, family history of convulsions, sudden infant death syndrome. Immunosuppressed patients. Thrombocytopenia. Monitor patient for at least 30 min after administration. Postpone vaccination in patients w/ acute severe febrile illness.
Drug Interactions
Anticoagulant therapy. Immunosuppressive therapies eg, irradiations, anti-metabolites, alkylating agents, cytotoxic drugs & corticosteroids.
ATC Classification
J07AG52 - haemophilus influenzae B, combinations with pertussis and toxoids ; Belongs to the class of hemophilus influenzae B bacterial vaccines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whole Cell), Hepatitis B (rDNA) & Haemophilus influenzae Type B Conjugate Vaccine (Adsorbed) Biological E. Limited inj
Packing/Price
0.5 mL x 10 × 1's
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