List of products in the National Drug Code with proprietary name acthib. This vaccine helps protect young children from Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infection. Hib is a bacterial infection that can cause serious illness, including brain infection (meningitis). Children younger than age 5 are at highest risk for infection. Vaccination is the best way to protect against this life-threatening disease. Vaccines work by causing the body to produce its own protection (antibodies). This vaccine is not usually used in children over the age of 4 or in adults.
|Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Strain 1482 Capsular Polysaccharide Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate Antigen
|Sanofi Pasteur Inc.