Pentaxim Adverse Reactions

vaccine, hib conjugate vaccine (meningococcal protein conjugate)


Sanofi Pasteur


Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Adverse Reactions
Local reactions eg, pain, erythema (redness), induration may occur at the injection site within 48 hrs following administration.
Systemic Reactions: Fever, irritability, drowsiness, sleeping and eating disorders, diarrhoea, vomiting, inconsolable and prolonged crying. Rarer cases of urticaria, skin eruptions, febrile or nonfebrile convulsions have been observed within 48 hrs following administration.
Hypotonus or hypotonus-hyporeactivity episodes have been reported.
After the administration of vaccines containing the Haemophilus influenzae type b component, edematous reactions (swelling) of the lower limbs have been reported. These reactions are sometimes accompanied by fever, pain and crying.
If undesirable effects not mentioned previously are observed, inform the doctor or pharmacist.
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