Uses

This medication is a combination of vaccines. It is given to children between the ages of 6 weeks and 7 years old to prevent certain serious diseases: diphtheria, tetanus (lockjaw), pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B, and polio.Vaccination is the best way to protect (provide immunity) against these life-threatening diseases. Vaccines work by getting the body to make its own protection (antibodies).

How to use Hep B-DP(A)T-Polio Vac (PF) Suspension

Read all vaccine information available from your health care professional before receiving the vaccine. If you have any questions, ask your health care professional.

This vaccine is given by injection into a muscle by a health care professional. It is usually given in the thigh in infants and in the upper arm in older children.

This vaccine is usually given in a series of 3 doses at 2, 4, and 6 months of age or as directed by the health care professional. Closely follow the vaccination schedule provided by the health care professional.

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