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Hiberix Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 28, 2021.

Generic name: HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE TYPE B STRAIN 20752 CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE TETANUS TOXOID CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 10ug in 0.5mL; WATER 1mL in 1mL
Dosage form: injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution

Reconstitution

HIBERIX is to be reconstituted only with the accompanying saline diluent. The reconstituted vaccine should be a clear and colorless solution. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit. If either of these conditions exists, the vaccine should not be administered.

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Figure 1. Cleanse both vial stoppers. Withdraw 0.6 mL of saline diluent from accompanying vial.

Figure 2. Transfer 0.6 mL saline diluent into lyophilized vaccine vial.

Figure 3. Shake the vial well.

Figure 4. After reconstitution, withdraw 0.5 mL of reconstituted vaccine and administer intramuscularly.

Use a separate sterile needle and sterile syringe for each individual.

After reconstitution, administer HIBERIX immediately or store refrigerated between 2° and 8°C (36° and 46°F) and administer within 24 hours. If the vaccine is not administered immediately, shake the solution well again before administration.

Administration

For intramuscular use only.

HIBERIX is administered as a single dose (0.5 mL) by intramuscular injection into the anterolateral aspect of the thigh or deltoid.

Do not administer this product intravenously, intradermally, or subcutaneously.

If HIBERIX is administered concomitantly with other injectable vaccines, they should be given with separate syringes and at different injection sites. HIBERIX should not be mixed with any other vaccine in the same syringe or vial.

Dose and Schedule

HIBERIX is administered as a 4-dose series (0.5-mL each dose) given by intramuscular injection. The series consists of a primary immunization course of 3 doses administered at 2, 4, and 6 months of age, followed by a booster dose administered at 15 through 18 months of age. The first dose may be given as early as 6 weeks of age.

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