Special Precautions

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HIB VACCINE – SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

  • The vaccine can be administered concurrently with other pediatric vaccines like DPT, MMR but at different sites.
  • If your child is ill at the time the shot is scheduled, you should probably wait until he/she recovers before getting the Hib vaccine.
  • Caution must be exercised in patients with coagulation disorders, acute febrile illness and immuno-suppressed patients where the vaccine may not be effective.
  • Emergency drugs must be available to combat a serious allergic reaction.