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Comvax is a vaccine used to prevent hepatitis B and Hib (a type of bacteria that can cause life-threatening diseases). It is typically given as three doses, with the first dose given at two months of age. The vaccine works by "tricking" the body into thinking it has been exposed to Hib bacteria and hepatitis B. Possible side effects include irritability, fever, and drowsiness.
What Is Comvax?Comvax® (Hib vaccine and hepatitis B vaccine) is a childhood vaccine. It is a combined vaccine that provides protection against the following:
- Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), a type of bacteria that can cause potentially life-threatening diseases
- Hepatitis B.