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In this Article
- What is haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
- What are the possible side effects of haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
- What is the most important information I should know about haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
- How is haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine administered (Prohibit)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Prohibit)?
- What happens if I overdose (Prohibit)?
- What should I avoid before or after getting haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
- What other drugs will affect haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Prohibit)?
Contact your doctor if a dose of Hib vaccine is missed or if you get behind schedule. The next dose should be given as soon as possible. There is no need to start over.
What happens if I overdose (Prohibit)?
An overdose of Hib vaccine is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid before or after getting haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity before or after receiving Hib vaccine.
What other drugs will affect haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Prohibit)?
Talk to your doctor before receiving Hib vaccine if you are taking any of the following medications that may affect the immune system:
- an oral or injectable steroid medication such as betamethasone (Celestone), cortisone (Cortone), dexamethasone (Decadron, Dexone), hydrocortisone (Cortef, Hydrocortone), methylprednisolone (Medrol), prednisolone (Prelone, Pediapred), prednisone (Orasone, Deltasone, others), or triamcinolone (Aristocort);
- an inhaled or nasal steroid such as beclomethasone (Qvar, Beclovent, Beconase, Vanceril, Vancenase), budesonide (Pulmicort, Rhinocort), flunisolide (Aerobid, Nasalide, Nasarel), fluticasone (Flovent, Flonase), mometasone (Nasonex), or triamcinolone (Azmacort, Nasacort);
- treatment for cancer with chemotherapy (medication), radiation, or x-rays;
- azathioprine (Imuran);
- basiliximab (Simulect);
- cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral, Gengraf);
- etanercept (Enbrel);
- leflunomide (Arava);
- muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone);
- mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept);
- sirolimus (Rapamune); or
- tacrolimus (Prograf).
Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine can be given at the same time as other vaccinations.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist may have additional information or suggest additional resources regarding Hib vaccine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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