Infanrix - a drug that stimulates the immune process.

The pharmacological action of Infanrix

Infanrix - combined purified vaccine against whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria.

It is made on the basis of three purified pertussis antigens of the pathogen.

Following the vaccination scheme for regulated Infanrix formed specific immunity against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus.

Vaccine efficacy is 88% Infanrix

Another vaccine is made with a broader spectrum, Infanrix Hexa - tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, polio, hepatitis B pathogen Haemophilus influenzae type b (Haemophilus influenzae infection).

Product form

Producing vaccines Infanrix hexa and Infanrix suspension.


Vaccination Infanrix do for prevention of tetanus, whooping cough, diphtheria as a primary vaccination of children from 3 months and revaccination of children who have not received three doses of cell-free, whole-cell DTP vaccine.

Typically, the issue of a booster set, when children turn 1, 5 g.

Infanrix Hexa vaccination is carried out as a prophylactic measure for children aged 6 weeks - for the primary immunization, the prevention of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, Haemophilus influenzae infection, polio, hepatitis B vaccine may also assign children who immediately after birth received the vaccine for the prevention of hepatitis B .

Instructions for use Infanrix

 Infanrix Hexa
 According to the instructions Infanrix administered only in muscle. In one vaccination administered 0, 5 ml of the vaccine. In total for the full course of vaccination relies enter 4 injections.

Infanrix primary immunization in children who are over 3-month., Carried out at periodic intervals: 3-month. -4 5mes. - 6mth.

Infanrix Hexa is administered intramuscularly in the vastus lateralis muscle in the middle or upper thigh - anterolateral portion. Driving the introduction of this vaccine in Russia - is: do three injections with an interval 45dn. (Provided that vaccination the child have begun to 6mes.).

side effects

According to studies of the vaccine in clinical settings, side effects after its administration may be local (swelling, pain, redness) and systemic reactions of the organism of the child (irritability, fever, anorexia, somnolence).

Consumer reviews of Infanrix quite different. There are positive, there are those that show the different side effects - from an elevated temperature and local reactions or death. Cases of collapse, shock, cramps after the administration of a vaccine containing pertussis components.

When deciding on the child's vaccination should be based not only on ratings of Infanrix, but also to data on the state of the child: to conduct a full examination to exclude pathology of the thymus gland, various tumors and infections (these diseases often cause a negative reaction to the vaccine).

Contraindications Infanrix

According to the instructions Infanrix, both vaccines are contraindicated if it previously occurred after complications with known hypersensitivity developed after pertussis component vaccine encephalopathy, anemia.

The control needs children who have a history of thrombocytopenia, febrile convulsions, coagulopathy, there is evidence a history of convulsions family.