DTaP-IPV/Hib vaccine

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DTaP-IPV/Hib vaccine
Combination of
DTaP vaccine Vaccine
Inactivated poliovirus vaccine Vaccine
Hib vaccine Vaccine
Clinical data
Trade names Pentacel, Pediacel, Infanrix IPV + Hib, Pentaxim
AHFS/Drugs.com Pentacel
Pregnancy
category
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
Routes of
administration
Intramuscular injection
ATC code

DTaP-IPV/Hib vaccine is a combination vaccine whose generic name is diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis adsorbed, inactivated poliovirus and haemophilus B conjugate (tetanus toxoid conjugate) vaccine.[1] It is also known as DTaP-IPV/Hib or DTaP-IPV-Hib. It protects against the infectious diseases diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, and Haemophilus influenzae type B.

A branded formulation marketed in the USA is Pentacel, manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur.[2] Pentacel is known in the UK and Canada as Pediacel. An equivalent vaccine marketed in the UK and Canada by GlaxoSmithKline is Infanrix IPV + Hib. This is a two-part vaccine. The DTaP-IPV component is supplied as a sterile liquid, which is used to reconstitute lyophilized (freeze-dried) Hib vaccine.

Pentaxim is a liquid formulation marketed by Sanofi Pasteur.

References

  1. ^ "Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids, Acellular Pertussis, Poliovirus and Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine". Drugs.com. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Pentacel". US Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 15 July 2018.


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