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Haemophilus Influenzae Type B VaccineHHaemophilus Influenzae Type B VaccineHaemophilus Influenzae Type B VaccineEnglishPharmacyNANAImmune systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZJennifer Drynan-Arsenault, BSc, RPh, ACPR55.00000000000009.000000000000001074.00000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child needs to be given a vaccine called haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine. This information sheet explains what haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine does, how it is given, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.</p><p>Your child needs to be given a vaccine called haemophilus influenzae (say: he-MOF-uh-luhs in-floo-EN-zuh) type B vaccine. This information sheet explains what haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine does, how it is given, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>Before giving haemophilus influenzae to your child</h2> <p>Tell your doctor if your child has any of the following conditions:</p> <ul><li>serious allergic reaction to Hib vaccine </li> <li>blood clotting problems </li></ul> <h3>Talk with your doctor or pharmacist if your child has any of the following conditions. This medicine may not be right for your child if they: </h3> <ul><li>Hib vaccination should be postponed and your child should get the vaccine another day. If your child has a cold, mild diarrhea (watery bowel movements), or mild fever, your child can get the Hib vaccine as scheduled. </li> <li>is immunocompromised (body's natural immunity is weakened) or if your child is getting immunosuppressants (medicines that lower the body's natural immunity, such as cancer treatment or anti-rejection medications after an organ transplant)<br>Your child will not make enough antibodies against the germ haemophilus influenzae if given the vaccine. Your child may get the Hib vaccine before the transplant/treatment or after treatment. Your doctor will tell you when your child get can this vaccine. </li> <li>At such a young age, your child may not make enough antibodies to protect against Hib disease. </li></ul><h2>How will your child get haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <ul><li>Hib vaccine is a liquid that is given by the doctor or nurse by a needle into the thigh (upper leg). If your child is older, Hib vaccine may be given as a needle in the upper arm. </li> <li>Your child will get this needle at the doctor's office or in the hospital. </li> <li>Your child will get a series of 2 or 3 injections (depending upon the vaccine used) several months apart and then a booster shot usually around 1 year later. </li> <li>Usually, Hib vaccine is given at the same time as other vaccines [such as diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, and polio]. </li> <li>After your child gets Hib vaccine or any other vaccine, your doctor will write down when your child got the vaccine in the yellow Immunization Record card. Keep this card safe. </li></ul> <p class="ms-rteCustom-InternalLinksParagraph">For more information about when this and other vaccines should be given, see "<a href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunization Schedule</a>."</p><h2>What should you do if your child misses a dose of haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <ul><li>Your child should get the next injection as soon as possible. Please speak to your doctor or nurse. Your child does not usually need to restart the series of injections. </li></ul><h2>How long does haemophilus influenzae take to work?</h2> <p>Usually three injections are needed before your child is fully protected against haemophilus influenzae. </p><h2>What are the possible side effects of haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <p>Your child may have some of these side effects when they are given the Hib vaccine. Check with your child's doctor if your child continues to have any of these side effects and they do not go away or they bother your child: </p> <ul><li>redness, swelling, or tenderness at the injection site </li> <li>small painless lump at the injection site </li> <li>slight fever: high temperature up to 40°C (104°F) </li> <li>drowsiness or loss of interest </li> <li>irritability or fussiness </li> <li>loss of appetite/does not want to eat </li></ul> <p>Call your child's doctor right away or take your child to the Emergency Department if your child has any of these side effects:</p> <ul><li>seizures </li> <li>high fever over 40°C (104°F) </li> <li>any sign of an allergic reaction including: rash, severe problems breathing, or changes in heart rate </li></ul><h2>What safety measures should you take when your child is using haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <p>To help reduce pain or discomfort, you can do the following:</p> <ul><li>Apply a cool, damp cloth to the site of injection to ease the pain. </li> <li>If your child is older than 3 months, you may also apply EMLA cream or patch to the site of injection before your child gets the Hib vaccine. </li> <li>To use EMLA, apply the cream or patch at least 1 hour before the appointment. For the cream, use an amount about the size of a credit card and cover with an air-tight dressing. Be careful not to use more cream than needed. </li> <li>If your child is experiencing severe discomfort after the injection, you may give <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> (Tylenol or Tempra). </li></ul> <p>Check with your child's doctor or pharmacist before giving your child any other medicines (prescription, non-prescription, herbal, or natural products). </p> <p>If your child develops a fever, you may give acetaminophen (Tylenol or Tempra). Do not give <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid</a> (ASA or Aspirin) to your child. </p><h2>What other important information should you know about haemophilus influenzae?</h2><ul><li>Keep a list of all medications your child is on and show the list to the doctor or pharmacist.<br></li></ul>
Vaccin contre l'haemophilus influenzae de type BVVaccin contre l'haemophilus influenzae de type BHaemophilus Influenzae Type B VaccineFrenchPharmacyNANAImmune systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZJennifer Drynan-Arsenault, BSc, RPh, ACPR55.00000000000009.000000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p>Votre enfant doit recevoir un vaccin contre l'haemophilus influenzae de type B.</p><p>Votre enfant doit recevoir un vaccin contre l'haemophilus influenzae (prononcer : hé-mo-fi-lus in-flu-en-za) de type B. La présente feuille de renseignements explique à quoi sert le vaccin contre l'haemophilus influenzae de type B, comment l'administrer à votre enfant et les effets secondaires ou problèmes qu'il peut ressentir lorsqu'il reçoit ce vaccin. </p><h2>Avant d'administrer ce médicament à votre enfant</h2> <p>Informez votre médecin si votre enfant :</p> <ul><li>a des réactions allergiques sérieuses au vaccin Hib,</li> <li>a des problèmes de coagulation sanguine.</li></ul> <h3>Discutez avec le médecin ou le pharmacien si votre enfant est atteint d'un des problèmes médicaux suivants. Ce médicament ne convient peut-être pas dans les cas suivants : </h3> <ul><li>La vaccination Hib devrait être reportée et votre enfant devrait recevoir le vaccin un autre jour. Si votre enfant a un rhume, une légère diarrhée (selles liquides) ou une légère fièvre, il peut recevoir le vaccin comme prévu. </li> <li>Si votre enfant est immunodéprimé (l'immunité naturelle de son corps est affaiblie) ou s'il prend des immunosuppresseurs (médicaments qui diminuent l'immunité naturelle du corps, comme les traitements contre le cancer ou antirejet après une transplantation), votre enfant ne produira pas suffisamment d'anticorps contre le germe de l'haemophilus influenzae s'il reçoit le vaccin. Votre enfant peut recevoir le vaccin Hib avant ou après la transplantation ou le traitement. Votre médecin vous indiquera le moment où votre enfant peut recevoir ce vaccin.</li> <li>À un très jeune âge, votre enfant pourrait ne pas produire suffisamment d'anticorps pour le protéger contre la maladie Hib. </li></ul><h2>Comment votre enfant recevra-t-il ce médicament?</h2> <ul><li>Le vaccin Hib est un liquide injecté par le médecin ou l'infirmière avec une aiguille dans la cuisse. Si votre enfant est plus âgé, le vaccin Hib peut être administré dans le bras. </li> <li>Votre enfant recevra cette injection au cabinet du médecin ou à l'hôpital. </li> <li>Votre enfant recevra une série de 2 ou 3 injections (selon le vaccin utilisé) à un intervalle de quelques mois, puis un rappel environ un an plus tard. </li> <li>Habituellement, le vaccin Hib est administré en même temps que d'autres vaccins (comme ceux contre la diphtérie, la coqueluche, le tétanos et la poliomyélite). </li> <li>Une fois que votre enfant aura reçu le vaccin Hib ou tout autre vaccin, votre médecin l'inscrira dans son carnet d'immunisation (jaune). Conservez ce carnet en sécurité. </li></ul><h2>Que faire si votre enfant rate une dose?</h2> <ul><li>Votre enfant devrait recevoir la prochaine injection dès que possible. Consultez le médecin ou l'infirmière. Votre enfant n'a habituellement pas besoin de recommencer une série d'injections. </li></ul><h2>Combien de temps faut-il au médicament pour agir?</h2> <p>Il faut habituellement trois injections avant que votre enfant soit entièrement protégé contre l'haemophilus influenzae.</p><h2>Quels sont les effets secondaires possibles de ce médicament?</h2> <p>Votre enfant peut ressentir certains effets secondaires suivants lorsqu'il reçoit le vaccin Hib. Si votre enfant continue à ressentir les effets secondaires suivants et qu'ils ne s'estompent pas ou qu'ils le dérangent, consultez son médecin :</p> <ul><li>rougeur, enflure ou sensibilité au site de l'injection,</li> <li>petite bosse sans douleur au site de l'injection,</li> <li>légère fièvre : température jusqu'à 40 °C (104 °F), </li> <li>somnolence ou perte d'intérêt,</li> <li>irritabilité,</li> <li>perte d'appétit; ne veut pas manger.</li></ul> <p>Communiquez immédiatement avec le médecin de votre enfant ou conduisez votre enfant à l'urgence s'il ressent un de ces effets secondaires :</p> <ul><li>convulsions,</li> <li>fièvre supérieure à 40 °C (104 °F),</li> <li>tout signe de réaction allergique dont : une éruption cutanée, de graves difficultés à respirer ou des changements du rythme cardiaque.</li></ul><h2>Quelles mesures de sécurité prendre lorsque votre enfant utilise ce médicament?</h2> <p>Pour réduire la douleur ou l'inconfort, vous pouvez prendre les mesures suivantes :</p> <ul><li>Appliquer une compresse fraîche et humide sur le site de l'injection pour soulager la douleur. </li> <li>Si votre enfant a plus de 3 mois, vous pouvez également appliquer de la crème ou un timbre EMLA (mélange eutectique d'anesthésiques locaux) sur le site de l'injection avant que votre enfant reçoive le vaccin Hib. </li> <li>Appliquez la crème ou apposez le timbre EMLA au moins une heure avant le rendez-vous. Dans le cas de la crème, utilisez environ la quantité équivalant à une carte de crédit et couvrez d'un bandage hermétique. Prenez soin de ne pas utiliser plus de crème qu'il n'en faut. </li> <li>Si votre enfant ressent un fort inconfort après l'injection, vous pouvez lui donner de l'<a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=French" target="_blank">acétaminophène</a> (Tylenol ou Tempra).</li></ul> <p>Consultez le médecin de votre enfant ou le pharmacien avant de donner à votre enfant tout autre médicament (sous ordonnance ou non, ou des produits naturels ou à base de plantes).</p> <p>Si votre enfant fait de la fièvre, vous pouvez lui donner de l'acétaminophène (Tylenol ou Tempra). Ne donnez pas d'<a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=French" target="_blank">acide acétylsalicylique</a> (AAS ou Aspirine) à votre enfant. </p><h2>Quels autres renseignements importants devriez-vous savoir?</h2><ul><li>Conservez une liste de tous les médicaments que prend votre enfant pour la montrer au médecin ou au pharmacien.<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" aria-hidden="true"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" aria-hidden="true"></span><br></li></ul>

 

 

Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccine149.000000000000Haemophilus Influenzae Type B VaccineHaemophilus Influenzae Type B VaccineHEnglishPharmacyNANAImmune systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZJennifer Drynan-Arsenault, BSc, RPh, ACPR55.00000000000009.000000000000001074.00000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child needs to be given a vaccine called haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine. This information sheet explains what haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine does, how it is given, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.</p><p>Your child needs to be given a vaccine called haemophilus influenzae (say: he-MOF-uh-luhs in-floo-EN-zuh) type B vaccine. This information sheet explains what haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine does, how it is given, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>What is haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <p>Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine is given to children under 5 years old to protect them against certain serious infections, such as meningitis and pneumonia. Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine causes the body to make antibodies against a certain bacteria or germ called Haemophilus influenzae type B. </p> <p>Hib vaccine will protect 90 out of 100 children against serious Haemophilus influenzae infections. If a person who has received the vaccine is infected, the infection may be milder. </p> <h3>This vaccine does not protect against the flu.</h3> <p>You may hear Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine called Hib vaccine, or by its brand names Act-HIB, PedvaxHIB, or Pentacel. Hib vaccine comes in an injection form. Sometimes, Hib vaccine is combined with other vaccines in a single injection. </p><h2>Before giving haemophilus influenzae to your child</h2> <p>Tell your doctor if your child has any of the following conditions:</p> <ul><li>serious allergic reaction to Hib vaccine </li> <li>blood clotting problems </li></ul> <h3>Talk with your doctor or pharmacist if your child has any of the following conditions. This medicine may not be right for your child if they: </h3> <ul><li>Hib vaccination should be postponed and your child should get the vaccine another day. If your child has a cold, mild diarrhea (watery bowel movements), or mild fever, your child can get the Hib vaccine as scheduled. </li> <li>is immunocompromised (body's natural immunity is weakened) or if your child is getting immunosuppressants (medicines that lower the body's natural immunity, such as cancer treatment or anti-rejection medications after an organ transplant)<br>Your child will not make enough antibodies against the germ haemophilus influenzae if given the vaccine. Your child may get the Hib vaccine before the transplant/treatment or after treatment. Your doctor will tell you when your child get can this vaccine. </li> <li>At such a young age, your child may not make enough antibodies to protect against Hib disease. </li></ul><h2>How will your child get haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <ul><li>Hib vaccine is a liquid that is given by the doctor or nurse by a needle into the thigh (upper leg). If your child is older, Hib vaccine may be given as a needle in the upper arm. </li> <li>Your child will get this needle at the doctor's office or in the hospital. </li> <li>Your child will get a series of 2 or 3 injections (depending upon the vaccine used) several months apart and then a booster shot usually around 1 year later. </li> <li>Usually, Hib vaccine is given at the same time as other vaccines [such as diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, and polio]. </li> <li>After your child gets Hib vaccine or any other vaccine, your doctor will write down when your child got the vaccine in the yellow Immunization Record card. Keep this card safe. </li></ul> <p class="ms-rteCustom-InternalLinksParagraph">For more information about when this and other vaccines should be given, see "<a href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunization Schedule</a>."</p><h2>What should you do if your child misses a dose of haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <ul><li>Your child should get the next injection as soon as possible. Please speak to your doctor or nurse. Your child does not usually need to restart the series of injections. </li></ul><h2>How long does haemophilus influenzae take to work?</h2> <p>Usually three injections are needed before your child is fully protected against haemophilus influenzae. </p><h2>What are the possible side effects of haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <p>Your child may have some of these side effects when they are given the Hib vaccine. Check with your child's doctor if your child continues to have any of these side effects and they do not go away or they bother your child: </p> <ul><li>redness, swelling, or tenderness at the injection site </li> <li>small painless lump at the injection site </li> <li>slight fever: high temperature up to 40°C (104°F) </li> <li>drowsiness or loss of interest </li> <li>irritability or fussiness </li> <li>loss of appetite/does not want to eat </li></ul> <p>Call your child's doctor right away or take your child to the Emergency Department if your child has any of these side effects:</p> <ul><li>seizures </li> <li>high fever over 40°C (104°F) </li> <li>any sign of an allergic reaction including: rash, severe problems breathing, or changes in heart rate </li></ul><h2>What safety measures should you take when your child is using haemophilus influenzae?</h2> <p>To help reduce pain or discomfort, you can do the following:</p> <ul><li>Apply a cool, damp cloth to the site of injection to ease the pain. </li> <li>If your child is older than 3 months, you may also apply EMLA cream or patch to the site of injection before your child gets the Hib vaccine. </li> <li>To use EMLA, apply the cream or patch at least 1 hour before the appointment. For the cream, use an amount about the size of a credit card and cover with an air-tight dressing. Be careful not to use more cream than needed. </li> <li>If your child is experiencing severe discomfort after the injection, you may give <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> (Tylenol or Tempra). </li></ul> <p>Check with your child's doctor or pharmacist before giving your child any other medicines (prescription, non-prescription, herbal, or natural products). </p> <p>If your child develops a fever, you may give acetaminophen (Tylenol or Tempra). Do not give <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid</a> (ASA or Aspirin) to your child. </p><h2>What other important information should you know about haemophilus influenzae?</h2><ul><li>Keep a list of all medications your child is on and show the list to the doctor or pharmacist.<br></li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/ICO_DrugA-Z.pngHaemophilus Influenzae Type B VaccineHaemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccine

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