This medication is a conjugate vaccine, prescribed for invasive disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae.
Contraindicated in children less than 6 weeks of age, and known hypersensitivity.
2 to 14 Months of Age-
IM- 0.5 mL dose of vaccine ideally beginning at 2 months of age followed by a 0.5 mL dose 2 months later.
15 Months of Age and Older- 0.5 mL as a single dose.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.
• It should not be used in adults.
• Most Common :
Fever, pain at injection site and fluid retention.
• Allergic reaction : Difficulty in breathing, hoarseness or wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, fast heartbeat and dizziness.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C).
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