What vaccines are included in pediarix?

Pediarix™ is a combination product containing DTaP, hepatitis B, and inactivated polio vaccines. It is produced by GlaxoSmithKline, and was licensed on December 13, 2002.

How many components are in the Pediarix vaccine?

Pediarix contains the vaccine components DTaP, IPV, and HepB. The primary series is 3 doses (0.5 mL) given intramuscularly at 2, 4, and 6 months of age….Related Tools:

Hepatitis B Rabies
H. influenzae (Hib) Rotavirus
HPV Rubella
Influenza Smallpox
Measles Tetanus

What are the most recent vaccines?

New and Underused Vaccines

  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Japanese Encephalitis.
  • Serogroup A Meningococcal Disease.
  • Pneumococcus.
  • Rotavirus.
  • Rubella.
  • Typhoid.
  • Yellow Fever.

Does pediarix include Hib?

Pentacel contains DTaP, IPV and Hib. Pediarix contains DTaP, IPV, and Hep B Neither Pentacel nor Pediarix should be used prior to 6 weeks of age. In general ACIP recommends the same brand of DTaP be used for all doses of the series.

How is Pediarix vaccine given?

You will receive this injection in a doctor’s office or clinic setting. Pediarix is given in a series of shots. The first shot is usually given when the child is 2 months old. The booster shots are then given at 4 months and 6 months of age.

Which vaccines can be combined?

Common combination vaccines for children

Vaccine Name Combines
Pediarix DTaP + Hep B + IPV
ProQuad MMR + varicella (chickenpox)
Kinrix DTaP + IPV
Pentacel DTaP + IPV + Hib

What is included in the Pentacel vaccine?

Pentacel vaccine consists of Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed and Inactivated Poliovirus (DTaP-IPV) component as well as an ActHIB® vaccine component.

What vaccines are combined in one shot?

Combination vaccines combine protection against 2 or more diseases into one shot. The measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR) and diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine (DTaP) each protect your child against three diseases.

Is Pediarix vaccine safe?

Becoming infected with diphtheria, hepatitis B, pertussis, polio, or tetanus is much more dangerous to your child’s health than receiving this vaccine. However, like any medicine, this vaccine can cause side effects but the risk of serious side effects is extremely low.

Is DT combined vaccine?

“DT-based combined vaccines”, which contain diphtheria toxoid (D) and tetanus toxoid (T) in combination with other antigens, have been in use since the middle of the 20th century.