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Diphtheria toxoid / hepatitis b pediatric vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Diphtheria toxoid / hepatitis b pediatric vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid is also known as: Pediarix

Medically reviewed on January 8, 2018

Diphtheria toxoid / hepatitis b pediatric vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid Pregnancy Warnings

Diphtheria/hepB/pertussis,acel/polio/tetanus 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/pertussis, acellular/tetanus is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Diphtheria/hepB/pertussis,acel/polio/tetanus vaccine is not approved for women of child-bearing age.

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Diphtheria toxoid / hepatitis b pediatric vaccine / pertussis, acellular / poliovirus vaccine, inactivated / tetanus toxoid Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of diphtheria/hepB/pertussis, acel/polio/tetanus vaccine in human milk. Diphtheria/hepB/pertussis,acel/polio/tetanus vaccine is not approved for women of child-bearing age.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Pediarix (diphtheria/hepB/pertussis,acel/polio/tetanus)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Pediarix (diphtheria/hepB/pertussis,acel/polio/tetanus)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

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