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Drug Interactions

MenHibrix can potentially react with a few medications (see MenHibrix Drug Interactions).
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your child's healthcare provider before your child receives this vaccine if your child has:
 
  • An immune-suppressing condition, such as HIV, 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 to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Make sure to tell the healthcare provider about all other medications your child is taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click MenHibrix Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not receive this vaccine.)
 

How Should This Vaccine Be Stored?

MenHibrix comes in two parts, a vial with the dry powder vaccine and a liquid to mix the vaccine. The dry powder must be stored in the refrigerator. The liquid can be stored in the refrigerator or at room temperature. After the two parts are mixed, the vaccine should be used right away.
 

Is There a Generic Version of MenHibrix?

MenHibrix is not available in generic form (see Generic MenHibrix).
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