Is Infanrix hexa and Hexaxim same?
The main differences between Hexaxim and Infanrix Hexa are: Hexaxim is available as a liquid suspension in a pre-filled syringe (ready to use) while Infanrix Hexa is available as a lyophilized powder (Hib component) + liquid suspension (DTPa-HBV-IPV component) and requires reconstitution before use.
Is Infanrix hexa vaccine safe?
We analyzed spontaneously reported adverse events after Infanrix hexa vaccinations between 2000 and 2017 The most commonly reported adverse events were fever, crying and injection site redness and swelling An in-depth review of extensive limb swelling after Infanrix hexa vaccination revealed no safety concerns.
Is INFANRIX IPV the same as Infanrix hexa?
tabs. Infanrix®-IPV is given as a booster vaccine at 4 years of age. The primary course of these vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis [also called whooping cough] and polio) are included in the Infanrix-hexa vaccine given at 6 weeks, 3 months and 5 months.
Which is better Infanrix hexa or Hexaxim?
In randomized clinical trials, Hexaxim demonstrated non-inferior immunogenicity compared with Infanrix hexa, but statistical comparison of reactogenicity profiles was not performed in these individual studies.
Is hexa vaccine safe?
An in-depth review of extensive limb swelling after Infanrix hexa vaccination revealed no safety concerns. There was no increased risk of sudden death after Infanrix hexa vaccination, consistent with what was shown in several other studies.
Is adacel the same as Boostrix?
What is the difference between the two Tdap products – Boostrix and Adacel? Both of these vaccines provide protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. Boostrix (GSK) is licensed for people ages 10 years and older, and Adacel (Sanofi Pasteur) is licensed for people ages 10 through 64 years.
Who makes Infanrix hexa?
The manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), submits confidential periodic safety update reports (PSURs) on Infanrix hexa to the European Medicines Agency (EMA).