How do you administer Quadracel?
Using a sterile needle and syringe and aseptic technique, withdraw and administer a 0.5 mL dose of Quadracel vaccine intramuscularly into the deltoid muscle of the upper arm. Discard unused portion. Quadracel should not be combined through reconstitution or mixed with any other vaccine.
What is Quadracel?
Quadracel is a vaccine indicated for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliomyelitis.
How early can you give Quadracel?
Diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine. (minimum age: 6 weeks [4 years for Kinrix or Quadracel]) Routine vaccination: 5-dose series at 2, 4, 6, and 15–18 months, and 4–6 years. ɱ Prospectively: A 4th dose may be given as early as age 12 months if at least 6 months have elapsed since the 3rd dose.
Is Quadracel the same as Kinrix?
Sanofi Pasteur’s DTaP-IPV vaccine Quadracel, a competitor to GSK’s Kinrix, rolled out in the U.S. After winning FDA approval in May 2015, Sanofi Pasteur’s DTaP-IPV vaccine Quadracel is finally available in the U.S. and ready to challenge GlaxoSmithKline’s Kinrix.
What age can you give ProQuad?
The first dose is usually administered at 12 to 15 months of age but may be given anytime through 12 years of age. If a second dose of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccine is needed, ProQuad may be used. This dose is usually administered at 4 to 6 years of age.
Can you mix MMR and varicella together?
Unless the parent or caregiver expresses a preference for MMRV vaccine, CDC recommends that MMR vaccine and varicella vaccine should be administered as separate injections for the first dose in children 12-47 months of age.
Can Quadracel be given to adults?
Quadracel should not be used in adults.
How is Hib vaccine given?
Administer all Hib-containing vaccines by the intramuscular route. The preferred injection site in infants and young children is the vastus lateralis muscle of the thigh. The preferred injection site in older children and adults is the deltoid muscle in the upper arm.
How do you administer ProQuad vaccine?
Each 0.5-mL dose of ProQuad is administered subcutaneously. The first dose is usually administered at 12 to 15 months of age but may be given anytime through 12 years of age. If a second dose of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccine is needed, ProQuad may be used.