Inactivated polio vaccine, 5 dose vial

Inactivated polio vaccine, 5 dose vial
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General Description
Inactivated polio vaccine, vial of 10 doses

The inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) is a trivalent vaccine containing an aqueous suspension of poliovirus types 1, 2 and 3, concentrated, purified and inactivated. The dosage may vary among different manufacturers.

For information on product specifications, preservative and antibiotic, refer to the WHO website on Prequalified Vaccines.

https://extranet.who.int/prequal/vaccines/list-prequ alified-vaccines

To be injected by subcutaneous or intramuscular route. Once opened, multi-dose vials should be kept between 2ºC and +8 ºC and discarded at the end of session.

Immunization Schedule
Infants should receive at least three doses of IPV at minimum intervals of 4 weeks in the first six months of life. Most countries give IPV using the same schedule as DTP. IPV can be given safely and effectively at the same time as measles, rubella, mumps, DTP, DT, TT, Td, BCG, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b and yellow fever vaccines and vitamin A supplementation.

Side effects
A mild erythematous reaction at the site of injection has sometimes been observed accompanied in a few cases by a moderate fever.

Vaccination of persons with an acute, febrile illness should be deferred until after recovery.
Persons with a history of hypersensitivity to any component of the vaccine, including 2-phenoxyethanol, formaldehyde, neomycin,
streptomycin and polymixin B.
Immune deficiency.
Individuals infected with immunodeficiency virus (HIV), both asymptomatic and symptomatic, should be immunized with IPV according to standard schedules.

Transport and Storage
Vaccine is potent if stored between +2°C and +8°C until the expiry date indicated on the vial. DO NOT FREEZE.
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