Description and Brand Names

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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.