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Brand name: Act-Hib TM

Active ingredients: haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate (prp-tt) vaccine

What it is used for

For use in infants from 2 months to 5 years of age for active immunization against invasive disease caused by the Haemophilus influenzae type b.

How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Injection, powder for

Lyophilised vaccine: type 1 glass vial sealed with elastomer stopper and aluminium/plastic seal.

The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.

Part 2: Diluent, not applicable

Diluent: clear colourless solution.

The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate (prp-tt) vaccine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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