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Before your child receives this vaccine, tell the doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products the child may use, especially of: "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin, heparins), corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone, prednisone), cancer chemotherapy, drugs that lower the immune system (e.g., cyclosporine, tacrolimus).
This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests. Make sure laboratory personnel and the doctor know if your child has recently been vaccinated.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Consult the doctor or pharmacist about the temporary use of acetaminophen to treat pain and fever due to this vaccine.
There are various combinations of vaccines available. Based on your child's age, vaccination history, and previous reaction to vaccines, your health care professional will determine the most appropriate vaccines. Discuss the risks and benefits of vaccination with your health care provider.
History of infection with Hib does not always protect against future infections with Hib bacteria. Your child should still receive this vaccine if your doctor orders it.
MISSED DOSE: It is important to receive each vaccination as scheduled. Be sure to make a note of when the vaccination was last given for your child's medical record.
STORAGE: Not applicable. This vaccine is given in a doctor's office and will not be stored at home.
Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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