What Are The Uses Of Haemophilus influenza Type B capsular polysaccharide?
Hemophilus influenza type B capsular polysaccharide is a vaccine containing outer membrane antigen extracted from Haemophilus influenza a gram-negative coccobacillus that infects upper respiratory tract causing pneumonia, epiglottitis, and meningitis in children.
It is used to prevent Haemophilus influenza Type B disease. It also helps in developing immunity by initiating mild infection.
What Are The Side Effects Of Haemophilus influenza Type B capsular polysaccharide?
Some common side effects that may be caused due to the administration of Haemophilus influenza type b capsular polysaccharide are:
- Injection site reactions such as pain/swelling/redness
- Loss of appetite, vomiting
- Restlessness, fever, diarrhea
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Haemophilus influenza Type B capsular polysaccharide?