GSK Infanrix Hexa Diphtheria Vaccine
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|GENERIC NAME||Diphtheria Vaccine|
|INDICATION||It is used to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, pertusis, polio, haemophilus influenzae type B disease,|
|PACKAGING||0.5 ml in 1 box|
|MANUFACTURER||Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd|
|COMPOSITION||Diphtheria Toxoid (30IU) + Tetanus Toxoid (40IU) + Pertussis Toxoid (25mcg) + Filamentous Haemagglutinin (25mcg) + Pertactin (8mcg) + Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA) (10mcg) + Poliomyelitis Virus Type 1 (40D Antigen Unit) + Poliomyelitis Virus Type 2 (8D Antigen Unit) + Poliomyelitis virus type 3 (32D Antigen Unit) + Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Capsular Polysaccharide (10mcg)|
Infanrix Hexa Diphtheria Vaccine is a combination of multiple vaccines. It is used to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, pertusis, polio, haemophilus influenzae type B disease, and hepatitis B infection in infants and toddlers. It promotes the immune system to act against microorganisms to prevent such infections.
Infanrix Hexa Vaccine is to be administered by healthcare professionals. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. To get the full benefit of the vaccine, it is important to get the complete dose of the vaccine.
Common side effects of this medicine include loss of appetite, irritability, unusual crying, restlessness, fever, and sleepiness. It may also cause redness, pain, and swelling at the site of injection. These are usually temporary and resolves itself with time. However, if any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let the doctor know.
Before receiving the injection, let your child’s doctor know if the child has any medical conditions. Let the doctor also know if the child is on any other medications.
USES OF INFANRIX HEXA INJECTION
- Prevention of Diphtheria
- Prevention of Tetanus
- Prevention of Pertussis
- Prevention of Polio
- Prevention of Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease
- Prevention of Hepatitis B infection
BENEFITS OF INFANRIX HEXA INJECTION
In Prevention of Diphtheria
SIDE EFFECTS OF INFANRIX HEXA INJECTION
Common side effects of Infanrix Hexa
- Loss of appetite
- Unusual crying
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
HOW TO USE INFANRIX HEXA INJECTION
HOW INFANRIX HEXA INJECTION WORKS
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