Pentaxim Dosage/Direction for Use

vaccine, hib conjugate vaccine (meningococcal protein conjugate)


Sanofi Pasteur


Zuellig Pharma
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Dosage/Direction for Use
The general recommended schedule includes a primary vaccination in 3 injections 1- or 2-month interval from 2 months of age, followed by a booster injection during the 2nd year of life.
Administration: Reconstitute the vaccine by injecting the combined diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis and poliomyelitis vaccine suspension into the vial of Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine powder.
Shake until the powder has completely dissolved. The cloudy whitish appearance of the suspension after reconstitution is normal.
The vaccine must be administered immediately after reconstitution.
Administer by the IM route.
The vaccine should preferably be administered in the front side of the thigh (middle 3rd).
Inform the doctor in the event of omission of a Pentaxim dose.
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