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Drug Interactions

Hiberix can potentially interact with a few medications (see Hiberix Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Getting Vaccinated?

You should talk to a healthcare provider before your child receives this vaccine if your child has:
 
  • An immune-suppressing condition such as HIV or AIDS, diabetes, or cancer
  • A bleeding disorder
  • Had any sort of a reaction to any vaccine in the past
  • A moderate or severe illness
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Make sure to tell the healthcare provider about any medicines your child is taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Hiberix Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not get vaccinated.)
 

Storage Methods

Hiberix (both the freeze-dried portion and the liquid portion) should be stored in the refrigerator. The vaccine should never be frozen.
 

Available Forms

The vaccine is available in single-use vials (which contain the freeze-dried vaccine) that are mixed together with the diluent (the liquid portion), which comes in a prefilled syringe.
 

Is There a Generic Version of Hiberix?

This vaccine is not available in generic form (see Generic Hiberix).
 
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