What is Infanrix-IPV+Hib?
Infanrix-IPV+Hib is a 5-in-1 vaccine that protects against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease.
It is given as part of the UK Immunisation Schedule to babies at 2, 3 and 4 months of age. There must be at least 4 weeks in between each dose.
Further information about the diseases the vaccine protects against can be found in the links below.
Links and resources
Further information about the 5-in-1 vaccine, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, poliomyelitis and Hib please see:
- NHS Choices: 5-in-1 vaccine
- NHS Choices: Diphtheria
- NHS Choices: Tetanus
- NHS Choices: Whooping Cough
- NHS Choices: Polio
- NHS Choices: Hib
- British Polio
- Meningitis Now
For further information on Infanrix-IPV+Hib including information on who should not take Infanrix-IPV+Hib and possible side effects, please see the Infanrix-IPV+Hib Patient Information Leaflet (PIL).