Hexaxim Inj
Hexaxim Inj

Hexaxim Inj

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Refrigerated
0.5ml Suspension For Injection in Pre Filled Syringe
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MRP 3900.00
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Medical Description

Hexaxim Vaccine is a combination vaccine giving protection to children above 6 weeks of age against six vaccine-preventable diseases. These six diseases are Diphtheria, Pertussis (Whooping cough), Tet...
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ContainsDiphtheria Toxoid,Haemophilus Influenza Type B, Adsorbed,Hepatitis B Vaccine,Pertussis Vaccine,Poliomyelitis, Inactivated,Tetanus Toxoid
ClassificationVACCINE
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Uses of Hexaxim Inj

Hexaxim Vaccine is used to protect your child against diseases such as Diphtheria, Pertussis (Whooping cough), Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis-B and Haemophilus influenza type B which are vaccine-preventabl...
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Contraindications of Hexaxim Inj

  • If your child is allergic to this vaccine or any other ingredients of this vaccine.
  • If your child is allergic to any other individual vaccine which is used to prevent any of the six diseases.
  • If your child has a brain problem within seven days after giving the vaccine against pertussis.
  • If your child has a severe infection with a body temperature above 38°C.

Side effects of Hexaxim Inj

  • Sleepiness
  • Loss of appetite
  • High body temperature of 38°C or more
  • Swelling, pain or redness at a site of injection
  • Irritability or restlessness
  • Loose motion
  • Vomiting 
  • Nervousness

Precautions and Warnings of Hexaxim Inj

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hexaxim Vaccine during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women should not take Hexaxim Vaccine, since it is meant to be used in children.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hexaxim Vaccine while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding women should not take Hexaxim Vaccine, since it is meant to be used in children.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child has a high temperature above 40°C within 48 hours, your child cries continuously for three hours within 48 hours.
  • Your child has fitted with or without high body temperature within 3 days after giving Hexaxim or any other vaccine to prevent pertussis previously.
  • Your child has recurrent seizures which are not under control or has progressive brain disease which is not diagnosed yet.
  • Your child has a bleeding tendency such as bruising easily.
  • Your child has seizures after giving this vaccine.
  • Your child is born before or at 28 weeks of pregnancy.

Mode of Action of Hexaxim Inj

How Does It Work?

Hexaxim vaccine works by producing antibodies (body's own protection against diseases) in your child blood which can prevent these six diseases to occur.

Directions for Use of Hexaxim Inj

  • Hexaxim Vaccine will be given to your child by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.

Interactions of Hexaxim Inj

Interactions with other medicines

Discuss with your doctor about any medicine, herbal preparation, and supplements you are giving to your child currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Hexaxim Inj

  • Store Hexaxim Vaccine in a refrigerator between 2°C – 8°C. Do not freeze and protect from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Discard any unused vaccine.

Dosage of Hexaxim Inj

Overdose

Hexaxim Vaccine will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if your child  experiences any discomfort or specific symptoms inform the doctor or reach out to the ...
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Missed a Dose

If your child missed the vaccine on a scheduled date, make another appointment in the hospital/clinic as early as possible to administer the missed vaccine. For full protection of your child against d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does a single injection of hexaxim vaccine protect my child against all six diseases?

A: For full protection of your child against all six diseases, the child should complete a vaccination course as advised by your child's doctor. Single-injection of hexaxim vaccine cannot give full protection against this vaccine-preventable diseases.

Q: Can my child have a fever after giving Hexaxim Vaccine?

A: Your child could have fever as a side-effect of taking hexaxim vaccine. Consult your child's doctor immediately if your child has a body temperature of or above 38° C after taking this vaccine.

Q: Can my child take hexaxim vaccine if he has a cold?

A: Hexaxim vaccine can be given to children if they had a minor infection such as a cold. Consult your child's doctor if your child has a cold before giving this vaccine.

Q: Can my child take a second dose of the Hexaxim Vaccine before the due date?

A: The minimum gap between two doses of Hexaxim Vaccine is four weeks. The second dose of Hexaxim Vaccine should not be taken by your child within four weeks of taking the first dose. Hexaxim Vaccine can be taken after the due date. Consult your child's doctor for further information.
Product Details
Brand
HEXAXIM
Expires on or After
30/01/2022
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 10:07 AM (IST)
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