DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB Vaccine & Boosters

Before you vaccinate ask:

  • Does my child really need this vaccination?
  • Is my child well enough to have this vaccine?
  • Has my child had a bad reaction to a vaccination before?
  • Does my child or family have a history of:
    Vaccine reactions? Convulsions? Neurological disorders? 
    Allergies (asthma, antibiotics)? Immune system problems?
  • Do I have full information on the vaccine's side effects?
  • Do I know how to identify a vaccine reaction?
  • Do I know how and why my doctor should report a vaccine reaction?
  • Do I know the vaccine's name and batch number?
  • Do I know what chemicals and biological agents are in the vaccine?
  • Make informed vaccine decisions and help prevent vaccine reactions!

Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough), inactivated poliomyelitis and Haemophilus type b conjugate vaccine adsorbed and Hepatitis B vaccine.

Infanrix Hexa - European Medicines Agency Product Information 

http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/EPAR_-_Product_Information/human/000296/WC500032505.pdf

UK NHS information on side effects of the 6-in-one vaccine

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/6-in-1-vaccine-side-effects/











Public Health England information about DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/625377/Infanrix_hexa_training_slides.pdf

DTaP/IPV Vaccine (Pre School Booster)

Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough) and inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine is offered following the three primary doses given in infancy. The DTaP/IPV vaccine is known in the UK as the pre-school booster.

The UK's NHS Immunisation Choices website gives the following information about the side effects of the DTaP/IPV booster:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/4-in-1-pre-school-dtap-ipv-booster/#how-safe-is-the-4-in-1-booster-vaccine

InfanrixIPV Product Information Sheet

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5535.pdf

Repevax Product Information Sheet

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5580.pdf

Td/IPV Vaccine (Teenage Booster)

Tetanus, diphtheria and inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine known in the UK as the teenage booster.

Revaxis Patient Information Sheet

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/17378

The UK's NHS Immunisation Choices website reports on the side effects of the Td/IPV booster:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/3-in-1-booster-side-effects/


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