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Side effect(s) of Pediarix Vaccine

Read the side effects of Pediarix Vaccine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Serious- Death, seizures and brain disorder.

Heart- Blue baby.

Gastrointestinal- Diarrhea and vomiting.

General- Fatigue, limb swelling, fever and sudden infant death syndrome.

Injection site reactions- Itching, in duration, nodule/lump, pain, redness, swelling, warmth and irritability.

Immune- Severe allergic reactions.

Respiratory- Upper respiratory tract infection, cough and difficulty in breathing.

Liver- Abnormal liver function tests.

Metabolic- Loss of appetite.

Central Nervous System- Bony projection in head, convulsions, depressed level of consciousness, febrile convulsions, muscle weakness, lethargy and drowsiness.

Psychiatric - Crying, sleeplessness, nervousness, restlessness and screaming.

Skin- Redness, rash, hives, red spots and paleness.

Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Pediarix Vaccine

Pediarix Vaccine(Pediarix) generic is an immunization agent, prescribed for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B and polio infections in infants and children. Pediarix works by exposing child to a small dose of the bacteria or a protein from the bacteria or virus, which causes the body to develop immunity to the disease.
More Info about Pediarix Vaccine

International : 

Pediarix, Kinrix

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