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  • Hepatitis B Vaccine

    Hepatitis B Vaccines

    Vaccines agianst Hepatitis B are given in a 3-dose series of shots. The first shot is usually given at birth. Serious side effects are rare, but the risks increase for...

  • Engerix-B Hepatitis B Vaccine

    Engerix-B Vaccine

    Engerix-B is a vaccine against Hepatitis B that is given in a series of 3 shots. The most common side effects are fatigue and soreness where the shot was given....

  • Recombivax HB Vaccine

    Recombivax HB Vaccine

    Recombivax HB is a vaccine against Hepatitis B for people of all ages. It is given in a series of 3 shots. The most common side effects are injection-site reactions....

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    Infanrix Vaccine

    Infanrix an immunization against diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus. It is given in a 5-dose series of shots to children between the ages of 2 months and 6 years old. What...

  • Medical vials and Syringe, Isolated on Blue background

    Daptacel Vaccine

    Daptacel is an immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) that is given in a 5-shot series to children. What is Daptacel? Daptacel® is a DTaP vaccine made by Sanofi...

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    Kinrix Vaccine

    Kinrix is an immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio. It is given in a single shot to children between 4 and 6 years old. Kinrix can be used as...

  • diphtheria vaccines

    Diphtheria Vaccines

    All diphtheria vaccines are combined with vaccines against other diseases. There are four types: DTaP, DT, Tdap, and Td. The most serious side effects include allergic reactions, fevers, seizures, nerve...

  • Glass Medicine Vials with vaccines for immunization

    Diphtheria Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common diphtheria vaccine side effects are injection-site reactions (10-50%). Up to 30% of children develop fevers. Less-common side effects include nerve damage, seizures, severe allergic reactions, and more....

  • Image from the tv show The Simpsons of a Chickenpox Party

    What is a Chickenpox Party?

    A chickenpox party (or “pox party”) is when parents deliberately expose a sick child with chickenpox to children who are not immune, hoping their children will get sick and develop...

  • Varivax chickenpox vaccine

    Varivax Vaccine (Chickenpox)

    Varivax is a vaccine against chickenpox (varicella) that is made by Merck & Co. The most common long-term complication is the virus re-activating and causing shingles in adults. What is...