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Diphtheria toxoid / haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Diphtheria toxoid / haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid is also known as: Pentacel

Medically reviewed on Dec 10, 2018

Diphtheria toxoid / haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid Pregnancy Warnings

Diphtheria/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio (Pentacel) vaccine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Diphtheria/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio vaccine is not approved for women of childbearing age.

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Diphtheria toxoid / haemophilus b conjugate (prp-t) vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of diphtheria/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio (Pentacel) vaccine in human milk. Diphtheria/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio vaccine is not approved for women of childbearing age.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Pentacel (diphth/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio)." sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Pentacel (diphth/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio)." sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA.

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