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Brand name: Infanrix-IPV TM

Active ingredients: diphtheria + tetanus + pertussis 3 component + polio trivalent vaccine

What it is used for

1. INFANRIX-IPV is indicated for use in a three dose primary schedule for immunisation of infants from 6 weeks of age and over, against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliomyelitis. INFANRIX-IPV is also indicated as a single booster dose for children, up to and including 6 years of age, who have previously been immunised against diphthereia, tetanus, pertussis and polio.

How to take it

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

  • The way to take this medicine: Intramuscular
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

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

Visual appearance

TURBID LIQUID, WHITE DEPOSIT, COLOURLESS SUPERNATANT.

Do I need a prescription?

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

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient diphtheria + tetanus + pertussis 3 component + polio trivalent 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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