SINFLORIX antipnevmokokova vaccine

SINFLORIX antipnevmokokova vaccine
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Synflorix e pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Your doctor or nurse will inject this vaccine for your child.
It helps protect your child is aged 6 weeks to 5 years against:
bacteria called 'Streptococcus pneumoniae'. This bacteria can cause serious illnesses, including meningitis, sepsis or bacteremia (bacteria in the blood stream) or ear infection and pneumonia

SINFLORIX antipnevmokokova vaccine
 

What Synflorix is and what it is used

Synflorix e pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Your doctor or nurse will inject this vaccine for your child.
 
It helps protect your child is aged 6 weeks to 5 years against:
bacteria called 'Streptococcus pneumoniae'. This bacteria can cause serious illnesses, including meningitis, sepsis or bacteremia (bacteria in the blood stream) or ear infection and pneumonia.
 
How does Synflorix
 
Synflorix helps the body to make its own antibodies. Antibodies are part of the immune system that will protect your child against these diseases.
 

 What should I know before Synflorix be applied to your child

 
Synflorix should not apply if:
 
 your child has had an allergic reaction (is hypersensitive) to the active substance or to any of the ingredients in this vaccine (listed in section 6).
Signs of an allergic reaction may include itchy skin rash, shortness of breath and swelling of the face or tongue.
 your child has a severe infection with a high temperature (over 38 ° C). If this applies to your child's vaccination will be postponed until it felt better. A minor infection such as a cold should not be a problem, but first consult your doctor.
Synflorix should not be given to your child if any of the above applies to them. If you are unsure, before they receive Synflorix consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Warnings and Precautions:
Before the vaccine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if:
 your child has problems with bleeding or bruises easily.
Like all vaccines, Synflorix may not fully protect all vaccinated children.
Synflorix only protect against infections caused by bacteria that have been developed this vaccine.
Children with weakened immune systems (for example, due to HIV infection) may not get the full benefit of Synflorix.
 
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before Synflorix, if you are unsure about something.
 
Other drugs and Synflorix
 
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if your child is taking, has recently taken or may take other medicines. This includes medicines obtained without a prescription or has recently received any other vaccine. Synflorix may not work as well if your child is taking medicines that affect the immune system to fight infection.
 
Synflorix can be given to your child at the same time as other childhood vaccines such as diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b, poliomyelitis (oral or inactivated) and hepatitis B, measles -mumps-rubella, varicella, oral rotavirus vaccines and conjugate vaccines against meningococcal serogroup C. For each vaccine should be used in a different injection site.
 
Before Synflorix Your doctor may advise you to give your child paracetamol or other medicines to reduce fever. This will help reduce some of the side effects of Synflorix. However, if your child paracetamol protection against pneumococcal disease may not be as good.
 
Synflorix sodium
 
This medicinal product contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per dose, ie essentially 'sodium-free'.
 

 How is Synflorix

 
How the vaccine is
 
Synflorix is always injected into a muscle, usually the thigh or upper arm.
 
How the vaccine is administered
 
Usually, your child will receive a course of four injections according to official recommendations or medical professional can use an alternative scheme. It is important to follow the instructions of the physician or nurse to complete the courses of injections.
  Each injection will be given at least one month with the exception of the last injection to be administered at least 6 months after the third injection.
  The first injection can be given from the age of 6 weeks.
  You will be notified when your child should come back for another injection.
 
Preterm infants
 
Your child will receive three injections with an interval of at least one month between each dose. At least six months after the last injection, your child will receive an additional injection (booster).
  In infants aged 7 to 11 months to 2 injections. The interval between injections is at least one month. In the second year of life are given a third injection after an interval of at least two months.
  Children aged 12 months to 5 years 2 injections. The interval between injections is at least two months.
 
If your child misses an injection 
If your child misses any of injections under the vaccination, it is important to schedule another appointment. You and your doctor can discuss the next steps to be taken to protect your child.
 

 Possible side effects

 
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. With the use of this medicine may experience the following side effects:
 
Very common (these may occur in more than 1 in 10 doses of vaccine):
 
 Pain, redness and swelling at the injection site
 fever of 38 ° C or higher (fever)
 feeling sleepy
 feeling irritable
 loss of appetite.
 
Common (these may occur with up to 1 in 10 doses of vaccine):
 hardening of the injection site.
 
Uncommon (these may occur with up to 1 in 100 doses of vaccine):
  clot bleeding or a small lump at the injection site
 diarrhea or vomiting
 unusual crying
 Temporary cessation of breathing (apnea) if your child was born prematurely (before or on the 28th week of pregnancy).
 
Rare (these may occur with up to 1 in 1,000 doses of vaccine):
 
 seizures without fever or due to high temperature (fever)
 rash, hives, allergic reactions such as skin rashes or allergies.
 collapse (acute muscle relaxation), periods of unconsciousness or lack of awareness, and pallor or bluish skin
 
Synflorix Booster doses may increase the risk of side effects.
 
In children aged> 12 months, the risk of pain at the injection site can increase with age.
 
In premature infants (at or before 28 weeks of gestation) for 2-3 days after vaccination may be larger pauses between breaths.
If your child experiences any side effects, tell your doctor or pharmacist. This includes all listed in this leaflet.
 

 How to store Synflorix

 
Keep out of reach of children.
  Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the carton.
 
The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
  Store in a refrigerator (2 ° C - 8 ° C).
  Store in the original package to protect from light.
  Do not freeze.
 
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
 

 Package Contents and more information

 
What Synflorix
  The active substances are:
One dose of 0,5 ml contains:
 
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 1 microgram 11.2
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 3 41.2 micrograms
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 1 microgram 51.2
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 6B1, 2 1 microgram
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 7F1, 2 1 microgram
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 9V1, 2 1 microgram
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 1 microgram 141.2
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 18C1, 3 3 micrograms
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 19F1, 4 3 micrograms
Pneumococcal polysaccharide serotype 23F1, 2 1 microgram
 adsorbed on aluminum phosphate 0.5 milligrams Al3 +
 conjugated to protein D (derived from non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae) carrier protein 9-16 micrograms
 conjugated to tetanus toxoid carrier protein 5-10 micrograms
 conjugated to diphtheria toxoid carrier protein 3-6 micrograms
  The other ingredients are sodium chloride and water for injections.
 
Synflorix looks like and contents of pack
  Suspension for injection in pre-filled syringe.
  Synflorix is a turbid white suspension.
  Synflorix is available in pre-filled syringes with or without needles in pack sizes of 1, 10 or 50.
  Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
 
 The following information is intended for healthcare professionals only:
 
During storage of the pre-filled sprentsovka can be observed fine white deposit with a clear colorless supernatant. It shows no deterioration of the vaccine.
The content of the pre-filled syringe should be inspected visually for particulate matter and / or abnormal physical appearance, both before and after shaking. In the event of either being observed, the vaccine should be discarded.
 
The vaccine should be allowed to reach room temperature.
 
The vaccine vaccine should be well shaken.
 
The vaccine is for intramuscular use only. Do not use intravascularly.
If Synflorix simultaneously with other vaccines should be used in different injection sites.
Synflorix should not be mixed with other vaccines. If a vaccine dose is withdrawn into a syringe for injection, the needle used for withdrawal must be replaced by a needle suitable for intramuscular injection.
 
Instructions for administration of the vaccine presented in pre-filled syringe
 

 Holding the syringe barrel with one hand (and avoid holding plunger

 
syringe), unscrew the syringe cap by turning it counterclockwise arrow.
 

 To attach the needle to the syringe, twist the needle onto the syringe towards

 
clockwise until you feel it lock.

 Remove the needle, which may occasionally be a little stiff. 

 
Any unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
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