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Hexaxim Injection

MRP: ₹3900.00       Discount: 27%
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₹2850.00


Hexaxim Vaccine is a vaccine to protect infants and toddlers against diphtheria, haemophilus influenzae type b disease, pertussis, tetanus, and polio. It helps develop immunity against the mentioned diseases by initiating a mild infection.

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Weight/Quantity: Single dose Pre-filled Syringe

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Hexaxim Vaccine is a vaccine to protect infants and toddlers against diphtheria, haemophilus influenzae type b disease, pertussis, tetanus, and polio. It helps develop immunity against the mentioned diseases by initiating a mild infection.

Hexaxim Vaccine is administered by injection to infants and toddlers starting from the age of 6 weeks. It is usually given at 6, 10, and 14 weeks followed by a booster dose in the second year of life. If the child does not get all the doses, he/she will not be fully protected against the virus. Make sure the child turns up for all the doses. It should be given by a doctor or nurse, who will make sure you get the right amount. Do not try to administer this medicine at home by yourself.

The most common side effects of this vaccine include injection site reactions (such as pain, tenderness, swelling, and redness), fever, irritability, restlessness, and vomiting. However, these are usually mild and resolve with time. Consult the doctor if they are bothering you or do not go away. Before injecting this vaccine, tell the doctor if the child has any other medical conditions or is on any medications. This will make sure the safety of the child.
1. In Diphtheria:
Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that causes pain and swelling in the throat. This might cause difficulty in breathing. It might also damage the heart, kidneys and nerves. Hexaxim Vaccine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor. You should never self-administer this medicine. It is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.

2. In Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease:
Haemophilus Influenzae type b infection can cause serious illness, especially in children, some of which are meningitis (infection of brain meninges), pneumonia etc. It is spread mainly through contact with infected droplets (coughing or sneezing) or secretions from an infected person's nose and throat. Hexaxim Vaccine gives protection against this infection. It helps the immune system to produce antibodies to fight against the disease. It is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.

3. In Pertussis:
Pertussis (often called whooping cough) is an infection of the airways that can occur at any age but mostly affects infants and young children. The infection causes uncontrollable coughing that can make it difficult to breathe. Hexaxim Vaccine gives protection from pertussis. Hexaxim Vaccine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor. You should never self-administer this medicine. It is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.

4. In Tetanus:
Tetanus is a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and causes muscles throughout the body to become stiff and tighten. Hexaxim Vaccine is a vaccine and helps prevent tetanus. It helps the immune system to produce antibodies to fight against tetanus infection. However, it does not provide lifelong protection. A booster shot is recommended but it is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.

5. In Polio:
Polio is a life-threatening disease caused by the poliovirus. It can spread from person to person and can infect the brain and spinal cord causing paralysis (unable to move body parts). Hexaxim Vaccine gives protection against polio virus. It helps the immune system to produce antibodies to fight against the virus. Hexaxim Vaccine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor. You should never self-administer this medicine. It is advisable to consult your doctor for complete information regarding vaccination schedules.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Common side effects of Hexaxim:
- Injection site pain
- Injection site tenderness
- Injection site swelling
- Injection site redness
- Irritability
- Fever
- Restlessness
- Vomiting

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