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Brand name: Menitorix TM

Active ingredients: haemophilus influenzae type b + neisseria meningitidis group c vaccine

What it is used for

Menitorix is indicated for the prevention of invasive diseases caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C (MenC).

How to take it

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

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

Part 1: Diluent, not applicable

clear, colourless liquid, free from visible particles

How to take this medicine: Intramuscular

Part 2: Injection, powder for

white cake or powder

How to take this medicine: Intramuscular

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

Storage instructions

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • 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 + neisseria meningitidis group c 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.

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Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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