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Kinrix Drug Interactions

If your child is taking certain medications while getting vaccinated with Kinrix, drug interactions may occur. Some of the medicines that can react negatively with the vaccine include anticoagulants, corticosteroids, and cyclosporine. In order to help prevent potentially serious problems, tell the healthcare provider about any medications your child is taking before being vaccinated.

An Overview of Kinrix Interactions

Kinrix® (DTaP and IPV) can potentially interact with a few medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with Kinrix 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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