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Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / haemophilus b conjugate / hepatitis b vaccine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / haemophilus b conjugate / hepatitis b vaccine is also known as: Vaxelis

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 10, 2021.

Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / haemophilus b conjugate / hepatitis b vaccine Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies are not available. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category Not Assigned: The US FDA has amended the pregnancy labeling rule for prescription drug products to require labeling that includes a summary of risk, a discussion of the data supporting that summary, and relevant information to help health care providers make prescribing decisions and counsel women about the use of drugs during pregnancy. Pregnancy categories A, B, C, D, and X are being phased out.

This drug is not indicated for use in patients of reproductive age.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned

Comments:
-There is no data on use in humans or animals to know this drugs risks.

See references

Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / haemophilus b conjugate / hepatitis b vaccine Breastfeeding Warnings

This drug is not indicated for use in patients of reproductive age.

Excreted into human milk: Data not available
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

Comments:
-There is no information regarding this drug on the presence in human milk, the effects on a breastfed infant, or effects on milk production.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Vaxelis (diphtheria/haemophilus/hep B/pertussis, acel/poliovirus inact/tetanus)." Merck & Company Inc, Whitehouse Station, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Vaxelis (diphtheria/haemophilus/hep B/pertussis, acel/poliovirus inact/tetanus)." Merck & Company Inc, Whitehouse Station, NJ.

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