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  • PedvaxHIB Vaccine

    PedvaxHIB is an immunization against Hib disease, an infection with Haemophilus influenzae type b. Approximately 25% of infants develop fevers over 101ºF after their 1st and 2nd dose of PedvaxHIB....

  • ActHIB Vaccine and Immuniaztion Information

    ActHIB Vaccine

    ActHIB is a Hib vaccine that is given in a series of 4 shots to infants and children under 5 years old. ActHib immunizes against a bacterial infection with Haemophilus...

  • Hib Disease Immunization Information

    Hib Vaccines

    Three or four doses of the Hib vaccine are recommended for children to prevent serious infections with the bacteria Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). The vaccines may be combined with...

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Lawsuit

    Hepatitis B Vaccine Side Effects

    There are two Hepatitis B vaccines, Engerix-B® and Recombivax HB®. The most common side effects of these vaccines are injection-site soreness and mild fever. The risk is slightly higher for...

  • Quadracel DTaP-IPV Vaccine

    Quadracel Vaccine

    Quadracel is a shot that can be given as the last dose in the DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) or IPV (polio) series of immunizations. The most serious side effects include...

  • Picture of Pentacel Vaccine

    Pentacel Vaccine

    Pentacel is the first and only combination vaccine for DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis), IPV (polio), and Hib infections. Up to 16% of children develop fevers. Other serious side effects...

  • Vaccine Pediarix DTaP

    Pediarix Vaccine

    Pediarix is a combined immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, and hepatitis B. It is given in 3 shots to babies under 6 months old. Pediarix is more...

  • DTaP Vaccine

    DTaP is an immunization that helps children under 7 develop immunity to diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and sometimes other diseases. The most serious side effects include allergic reactions, fevers, seizures, nerve...