Preventing infection caused by Haemophilus influenzae type B bacteria and hepatitis B virus.
Comvax Vaccine is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies against Haemophilus influenzae type B bacteria and hepatitis B virus.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Comvax Vaccine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Comvax Vaccine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Comvax Vaccine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Comvax Vaccine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Comvax Vaccine.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Crying; irritability; loss of appetite; low-grade fever; redness, tenderness, or a lump at the injection site; sleepiness; vomiting.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); high fever (above 103 degrees F).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Comvax Vaccine:
Comvax Vaccine is usually handled and stored by a health care provider. If you are using Comvax Vaccine at home, store Comvax Vaccine as directed by your pharmacist or health care provider. Keep Comvax Vaccine out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Comvax Vaccine. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.