What is the 5-in-1 vaccine for babies?

What is the 5-in-1 vaccine for babies?

This is often called ‘pentavalent vaccine’. This vaccine usually protects against a slightly different set of diseases to the 5-in-1 vaccine used in the UK: diphtheria, whooping cough (pertussis), tetanus, hepatitis B and Hib disease (Haemophilus influenzae type b).

What vaccine has DTaP Hib and IPV?

Diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine (also known as DTaP) combined with inactivated poliovirus and Haemophilus B conjugate vaccine (also known as IPV and Hib) is a combination vaccine that is given to protect against infections caused by diphtheria, tetanus (lockjaw), pertussis (whooping cough).

What is the side effects of 5in1 vaccine?

What are the possible side effects of the 5-in-1 vaccine?

  • Tenderness, redness or swelling at the injection site.
  • Irritability.
  • Increased crying.
  • Fever.
  • A general feeling of being unwell (malaise).
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Vomiting.
  • The child may be more still or sleepy than usual.

What does DTaP IPV vaccine mean?

DTaP-IPV vaccine is a combination vaccine whose full generic name is diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis adsorbed and inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV).

Where is IPV vaccine injected?

Inactivated poliovirus vaccine IPV is given by intramuscular or intradermal injection and needs to be administered by a trained health worker.

What are Hib vaccines?

Hib vaccine can prevent Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease. Haemophilus influenzae type b can cause many different kinds of infections. These infections usually affect children under 5 years of age but can also affect adults with certain medical conditions.

What is included in Hib vaccine?

There are 2 licensed combination vaccines that contain Hib vaccine: Pentacel® and Vaxelis™. Pentacel® contains lyophilized ActHIB® that is reconstituted with a liquid DTaP/IPV solution. FDA approved Pentacel® for all doses of the Hib childhood series (3-dose primary series plus booster dose).

How many shots does a 5 in 1 puppy shot need?

Pet Vaccination Schedule: First Month of Your Puppy Your pet will then have the first vaccination of the 5-n-1 vaccine at 6 weeks old and in 3 more schedules thereafter with an interval of 3 weeks each. Just like vaccines given to babies there is the first dose, second dose, third dose, then a booster shot.

What is Hib vaccine baby?

Make sure your child gets all shots of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine for protection against Hib disease. Hib vaccines protect young children when they are at highest risk of getting Hib disease and having serious complications.

What if IPV is not given?

One dose of IPV is optimized to be given to children 3 ½ months old to ensure maximum protection against polio. If the schedule is missed, IPV should be given as soon as possible, before the child turns one year old.