|Complete Your Primary DTaP Series With PEDIARIX1|
|Vaccine||Birth||2 Months||4 Months||6 months|
|Hepatitis B||Hepatitis B|
- PEDIARIX as a primary series: 3 doses of 0.5 mL each, by intramuscular injection, at 2, 4, and 6 months of age (at intervals of 6 to 8 weeks, preferably 8 weeks)1
- According to CDC, administration of a total of 4 doses of hepatitis B vaccine is permitted when a combination vaccine containing hepatitis B is administered after the birth dose2
- A 3-dose series of PEDIARIX may be administered to infants born of HBsAg-negative mothers and who received a dose of hepatitis B vaccine at or shortly after birth. However, data are limited regarding the safety of PEDIARIX in such infants 1
- Data are not available on the safety and effectiveness of using PEDIARIX following one or more doses of a DTaP vaccine from a different manufacturer1
CDC prefers that vaccine doses in a DTaP series come from the same manufacturer when possible3
With the GSK family of vaccines, patients can start and stay with the same DTaP antigen content as early as 6 weeks of age up until the 7th birthday1,4,5
Maintain the continuity of your schedule with the GSK family of pediatric vaccines
|HepB, DTaP, IPV, and Hib From Birth
Through 6 Years of Age1,4-7,*,†
*Data are not available on the safety and effectiveness of using PEDIARIX following one or more doses of a DTaP vaccine from a different manufacturer.
†GSK’s DTaP-containing vaccines are to be administered according to their approved indications.
PEDIARIX gives you flexibility to catch up those appropriate patients who fell behind schedule; Pentacel and Vaxelis are indicated until the 5th birthday1,8,9
- The recommended dosing interval for PEDIARIX is 6 to 8 weeks, preferably 8 weeks1
- Three doses of PEDIARIX constitute a primary immunization course for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and poliomyelitis and completes the vaccination course for hepatitis B1
- Data are not available on the safety and effectiveness of using PEDIARIX following 1 or more doses of a DTaP vaccine from a different manufacturer 1
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schedule flexibility of PEDIARIX
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GSK portfolio of pediatric vaccines
DTaP=diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis; IPV=inactivated poliovirus vaccine; HBsAg=hepatitis B surface antigen; CDC=Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; HepB=hepatitis B; Hib=Haemophilus infuenzae type b.
References: 1. Prescribing Information for PEDIARIX. 2. Recommended child and adolescent immunization schedule for children 18 years or younger, United States, 2021. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html. Updated February 12, 2021. Accessed April 9, 2021. 3. Timing and spacing of immunobiologics. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/acip-recs/general-recs/timing.html. Updated November 17, 2020. Accessed April 9, 2021. 4. Prescribing Information for INFANRIX. 5. Prescribing Information for KINRIX. 6. Prescribing Information for HIBERIX. 7. Prescribing Information for ENGERIX-B. 8. Prescribing Information for Pentacel. 9. Prescribing Information for Vaxelis.