Comvax Consumer (continued)
Before your infant receives this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products your child may use, especially of medications that can decrease immune function: corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone), cancer chemotherapy, organ transplant drugs (e.g., cyclosporine, tacrolimus).
If your infant is currently receiving any of these medications listed above, tell your infant's doctor or pharmacist before starting the Haemophilus influenzae b/hepatitis B vaccine series.
Other vaccines may be given at the same time as this vaccine, but should be given with separate syringes and at different injection sites.
Certain lab tests that use a certain lab method (latex agglutination) may be affected by this medication for at least 30 days after the injection, possibly causing false test results. Make sure that all of your infant's doctors and laboratory personnel know that your infant has received this vaccine.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell the doctor or pharmacist of all the products your infant uses. Keep a list of all infant's medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., hepatitis B antibody levels) may be performed periodically for some patients at risk of a poor response to the vaccine. Consult your child's doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: It is important for your child to receive each vaccination as scheduled. Be sure to ask when each dose should be received and make a note on a calendar to help you remember.
STORAGE: Not applicable. This vaccine is given in a doctor's office and will not be stored at home.
Information last revised June 2010. Copyright(c) 2010 First Databank, Inc.
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