Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Menhibrix

Descriptions


Meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine and Haemophilus B conjugate vaccine is an active immunizing combination agent that is used to prevent infection caused by certain groups of meningococcal bacteria and Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) bacteria. The vaccine works by causing your body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the disease.

The following information applies only to the meningococcal vaccine used for meningococcal bacteria Groups C and Y

Menhibrix® vaccine is recommended for use in children 6 weeks to 18 months of age.

This vaccine is to be administered only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution