Infanrix Hexa is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) diphtheria + tetanus + pertussis + hepatitis b + polio trivalent vaccine, haemophilus influenzae type b (prp-tt) vaccine. On this page you will find out more about Infanrix Hexa, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: diphtheria + tetanus + pertussis + hepatitis b + polio trivalent vaccine
Active ingredient in this medicine: haemophilus influenzae type b (prp-tt) vaccine
Information for medicine and pack size:
Infanrix Hexa (1 x vaccine syringe, 1 x 10 microgram vaccine vial), 1 pack
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
INFANRIX hexa is indicated for primary immunisation of infants from the age of 6 weeks against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, poliomyelitis, and Haemophilus influenzae type b. INFANRIX hexa is also indicated for use as booster dose if boosting with hepatitis B, poliomyelitis, and Haemophilus influenzae type b, as well as diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis is required. Refer to DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION for further information.
Table of characteristics
1 monodose vial and: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
1 syringe (0.5mL): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
10 monodose vials and: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
10 syringe (0.5mL): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
with or without attached needle AUST L 19009: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
|Dosage Form||Injection, powder for|
|Route of administration||Intramuscular|
|Visual appearance||Turbid liquid, white deposit, colourless supernatant|
|Dosage Form||Injection, suspension|
|Route of administration||Intramuscular|
There is one type of pack available.
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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