A hexavalent vaccine, or 6-in-1 vaccine, is a combination vaccine with six individual vaccines conjugated into one, intended to protect babies against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenza type B and hepatitis B.
Age Criteria :
6 weeks to 24 months of age.
Dose & Interval :
For primary vaccination schedule: one to two months interval.
Booster: at least 6 months after the last dose of primary vaccination.
A confirmed anaphylactic reaction to any component of the vaccine.
Adverse Effect :
Swelling, pain and redness at the injection site, loss of appetite, fever of 38ºC or more, tiredness, abnormal crying, irritability and restlessness.