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US Brand Name Tritanrix HB
Generic Name Diphtheria toxoid/ Hepatitis B surface antigen (recombinant)/ Pertussis antigens/ Tetanus toxoid
Other Brand Name Tritanrix HB
Packing 5ml
Manufacturer GSK
Form Injection
Strength Diphtheria toxoid 30 iu, Hepatitis B surface antigen (recombinant) 10 mcg/0.5 mL, Pertussis antigens 4 iu, Tetanus toxoid 60 iu/0.5ml
Country India

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Details

Introduction

Tritanrix HB is a multiple vaccine containing pertussis, diphtheria and tetanus toxoid along with the hepatitis B surface antigen. These types of toxoids and vaccines are used together to provide the immunity against respective disease conditions. It is a combination of DTPw/Hep B vaccines. Together, these antidotes against infections provide a big spectrum of relief from various diseases.


Use

The vaccine containing hepatitis B, diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus toxoid is used for the prevention of the respective diseases in people more than 6 weeks of age. Given from childhood, the vaccine is effective in preventing these 4 diseases of pertussis, diphtheria infection, tetanus and hepatitis B. The vaccine should be given from childhood for most effective protection.


Side effects

Redness, swelling and pain at the injection site is common which is dealt with by the use of local cold sponging and antipyretics. Children may cry for a long time after receiving the vaccine. Drowsiness, irritability, shock like syndrome, thrombocytopenia, feeding problems, and few GI symptoms are side effects that are not very frequently seen, but have the chances of occurring.


Contraindication

In children with hypersensitivity to the various components of the vaccine, it is not given, if such a thing has been marked in previous administrations. In people with severe febrile illness, the vaccine is not given. In case the child developed encephalopathy 7 days after the previous dose, the next vaccination is not done. Instead, the DT and HBV vaccines should be administered separately.


storage

The vaccine is stored in the original package in order to save from light at a temperature of about 2-8 deg C and not allowed to freeze.


Composition

The vaccine is available as a 0.5 ml of liquid containing the Hepatitis B vaccine prepared from recombinant method with the surface antigen in amount of 10 mcg/0.5 ml and the combinations of pertussis antigens of 4 IU, Diptheria toxoid 30 IU and tetanus toxoid 60 IU in per dose of 0.5 ml.


Important Precautions

If some of the following events occur after the administration of the vaccine, then the doctor should be immediately consulted. These events are temperature reaching above 40 deg C, shock like state within 48 hours of the drug, baby crying continuously for 3 hours and convulsions with or without fever within 3 days. Convulsion history should be properly elicited about the child. Although, HIV infection is not a contraindication, yet, the desired immunological status is not reached. Allergic and hypersensitive reactions are quite important to be watched in the recipients.


Dosage and administration

Vaccine is given in dose of 0.5 ml to children in 3 separate doses at an interval of 4 weeks. The vaccine should be started in children more than 6 weeks of age and continued in 1 month or 4 weeks interval. Another booster dose of 0.5 ml can be given at the end of 2 years of life. The vaccine is administered at the anterolateral aspect of the thigh and should be given by deep intramuscular injection. For people with bleeding disorders, it can be given careful subcutaneously.