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:
- Anticoagulant medications, such as warfarin (Coumadin®, Jantoven®) or heparin
- Immunosuppressants, such as:
- Chemotherapy (as well as radiation treatment)
- Corticosteroids, such as: