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Hiberix Drug Interactions

If Hiberix is combined with anticoagulant medicines or immunosuppressants, drug interactions may occur. Anticoagulants may include warfarin or heparin; immunosuppressants include corticosteroids, chemotherapy, tacrolimus, and certain monoclonal antibodies. Drug interactions with Hiberix may lead to decreased effectiveness of the vaccine or other problems.

An Overview of Hiberix Interactions

Hiberix® (Hib vaccine) can potentially interact with a few medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to interactions with Hiberix include:


    • Chemotherapy (as well as radiation treatment)
    • Corticosteroids, such as:
  • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
  • Cortisone
  • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
  • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
  • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
  • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
  • Prednisolone (Pediapred®)
  • Prednisone
  • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®)


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Hiberix Vaccine Information

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