Hiberix Side Effects
Generic name: haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine
Note: This document contains side effect information about haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Hiberix.
Some side effects of Hiberix may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine: intramuscular powder for solution, intramuscular powder for suspension, intramuscular solution
Along with its needed effects, haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine (the active ingredient contained in Hiberix) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine:More common
- loss of appetite
- redness or swelling in the ear
- Chest pain
- convulsions (seizures)
- fever over 102 degrees F (39 degrees C)
- lack or loss of strength
- shortness of breath
- sore throat
- tightness in the chest
- troubled breathing
- Bluish lips or skin
- fast heartbeat
- itching (especially of the feet or hands)
- large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- reddening of the skin (especially around the ears)
- skin rash
- swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
- swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
- unusual tiredness or weakness (sudden and severe)
Some side effects of haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:More common
- Fever less than 102 degrees F (39 degrees C)
- redness, pain, swelling, tenderness, or warm feeling at the injection site
- reduced physical activity
- Prolonged crying lasting more than 4 hours
- unusual high-pitched crying
- Hives or welts
- sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine: intramuscular powder for injection
Local side effects have included local pain, redness, swelling, tenderness at the injection site.
Nervous system side effects have included irritability, drowsiness, and lethargy.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included anorexia, vomiting, and diarrhea.
General side effects have included fever greater than 100.8°F, persistent crying, and unusual crying.
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