Vaccine Info

Pediarix Hepatitis B Vaccine

Description

Pediarix contains noninfectious proteins from diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis bacteria, hepatitis B virus, and inactivated polioviruses.

Indication

Pediarix is a vaccine indicated for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus and poliomyelitis.

Dosage

Pediarix is approved for use as a three-dose series in infants born of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-negative mothers. Pediarix may be given as early as 6 weeks of age through 6 years of age (prior to the 7th birthday).

Updated
September 30th, 2019