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Brand name: Infanrix-IPV

Infanrix-IPV is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough + polio vaccine. On this page you will find out more about Infanrix-IPV, 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 + whooping cough + polio vaccine

Information for medicine and pack size:
Infanrix-IPV injection suspension, 10 x 0.5 mL syringes

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.

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What this medicine is 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.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance TURBID LIQUID, WHITE DEPOSIT, COLOURLESS SUPERNATANT.
Dosage Form Injection, solution
Route of administration Intramuscular
Medicine schedule
1 x single dose pre-filled syringe with and without needle: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
10 x single dose pre-filled syringes with and without needle: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Syringe
Storage temperature Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Do not Freeze
Life time 3 Years
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.

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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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