Selected Vaccines That Contain Gelatin Indication Vaccine diptheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) Tripedia
DTaP/Haemophilus influenzae type B combination TriHIBit influenza Fluzone Jaapanese encephalitis JE-Vax measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) MMR-II measles, mums, rubella, and varicella (MMRV) ProQuad typhoid (oral form) Vivotif varicella Varivax yellow fever YF-Vax zoster Zostavax Source: The Pink Book 11th ed.
Various other vaccines also contain gelatin, such as Tripedia
(diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis), Fluzone (influenza), Zostavax (zoster), and Varivax (varicella), said Dr.
In TriHIBit[R], Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine ActHIB[R] is reconstituted with the Tripedia
With the March 2001 approval of a second diphtheria and tetanus toxoid and pertussis vaccine (DTaP) that does not contain thimerosal as a preservative (Aventis Pasteur's Tripedia
, trace thimerosal), all DTaP vaccines currently being produced in the U.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Connaught Laboratories' Tripedia
, saying it prevents whooping cough as well as existing shots but causes 50 percent to 90 percent fewer cases of fever, swelling and other side effects.
Some subjects received concomitant or nonconcomitant immunization with M-M-R II, and VARIVAX or TRIPEDIA
, and/or oral or inactivated polio vaccine.
Jackson of the University of Washington, Seattle, and her colleagues conducted a randomized, blinded controlled trial within a larger safety study of the Tripedia
or Infanrix for doses 1-4, Acel-Imune for all 5 doses), but whole DTP is an acceptable alternative if no DTaP is available.
, the acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine was approved by the FDA for the primary series in infants on July 31, 1996.
The first DTaP vaccine on the US market to get approval for five dose was Tripedia
, manufactured by Aventis Pasteur.
market to get approval for five doses was Tripedia
, made by Aventis Pasteur.
The first combination licensed was TriHIBit, in which the Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine ActHIB is reconstituted with the Tripedia
acellular pertussis vaccine.