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Brand name: Hiberix TM

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

What it is used for

Hiberix is indicated for active immunisation against Haemophilus influenzae type b infection in children aged from 2 months to 5 years.

How to take it

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

Part 1: Diluent, not applicable

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.

Part 2: Injection, powder for

White pellet

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
  • Do not Freeze
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

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

  • 1 vial + 1 diluent syringe pack
  • 10 vials + 10 diluent syringes pack

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

  • (Model 10520PS) plus associated needle AUSTL 19009 pack
  • (Model 20510B) pack
  • a) Becton - Dickinson fitted with needle pack
  • b) Becton - Dickinson without attached needle pack

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.

Download leaflet

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

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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