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Prior to administration of DECAVAC vaccine, health-care providers should inform the patient, parent, or guardian of the benefits and risks of immunization and of the importance of completing the primary immunization series or receiving recommended booster doses, as appropriate.
The health-care provider should inform the patient, parent, or guardian about the potential for adverse reactions that have been temporally associated with the administration of DECAVAC vaccine or other vaccines containing similar ingredients. Patients, parents or guardians should be instructed to report any suspected adverse reactions to their health-care provider.
The health-care provider should provide the Vaccine Information Statements which are required by the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 to be given with each immunization.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/29/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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