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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...

  • DT Vaccine Picture

    DT Vaccine

    DT is an immunization against diphtheria and tetanus. It has an extremely low risk of severe side effects, which is why DT is sometimes used instead of DTaP vaccines for...