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Vaccine Information Sheets

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis) - Daptacel, Infanrix, Tripedia

Flu Mist (Live, Intranasal Influenza VIS) -

Hep A (Hepatitis A) - Havrix, Vaqta

Hep B (Hepatitis B) - Engerix-B, Recombivax HB

Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) - PedvaxHIB, ActHIB, Hiberix, HibTITER

HPV Gardasil (Human Papillomavirus) - Gardasil

HPV Gardasil-9 (Human Papillomavirus) - Gardasil-9

IPV (Polio) - Ipol

Meningococcal (Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines) - Menomune, Menactra, Menveo

MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) - M-M-R II

MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella) - ProQuad

PCV13 (Pneumococcal Conjugate) - Prevnar 13

Rotavirus (Rotavirus) - RotaTeq, Rotarix

TdaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) - Boostrix, Adacel

Varicella (Chickenpox) - Varivax

Serogroup B Meningococcal (MenB) -

More Vaccine Articles

ASDs Family Handout - Vaccines (Some parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may worry about a possible link between vaccines and ASDs. In fact, one recent survey said that 54% of parents of children with ASDs thought ASDs were caused by immunizations. The consensus of health professionals based on scientific research is that there is no evidence that vaccines cause ASDs. Despite these scientific data, parents continue to worry that vaccines may cause children at risk for ASDs to develop symptoms at the time many childhood vaccinations are given.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document599_en.pdf

Chickenpox Vaccine, The ((Please see the related Vaccine Information Statement, The Chickenpox Vaccine: What You Need to Know)) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document015_en.pdf

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis Vaccines): What You Need to Know (VIS) (Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis are serious diseases caused by bacteria. Diphtheria and pertussis are spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document118_en.pdf

Haemophilus influenzae Type b ((Please see the related Vaccine Information Statement, Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib) Vaccine: What You Need to Know)) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document048_en.pdf

Hepatitis A Vaccine: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). HAV is found in the stool of people with hepatitis A.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document194_en.pdf

Hepatitis B (Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Lifelong HBV infection can lead to liver cancer or scarring of the liver (cirrhosis). More than 1 million people in the United States are living with lifelong HBV infection. Anyone can get infected with HBV, including your child.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document186_en.pdf

Hepatitis B Vaccine: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Hepatitis B is a serious infection that affects the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document188_en.pdf

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine Gardasil (According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is an epidemic of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the United States. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted viral infection. It also is the most common in young men and women in their late teens and early 20s. Because so many types of HPV have no symptoms, it is easily spread between sex partners.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document212_en.pdf

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine Gardasil®: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Many Vaccine Information Statements are available in Spanish and other languages. See www.immunize.org/vis.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document235_en.pdf

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Cervarix®: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. More than half of sexually active men and women are infected with HPV at some time in their lives.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document214_en.pdf

Immunizations: What You Need To Know (Immunizations have helped children stay healthy for more than 50 years. They are safe and they work. In fact, serious side effects are no more common than those from other types of medication. Vaccinations have reduced the number of infections from vaccine-preventable diseases by more than 90%! Yet many parents still question their safety because of misinformation they've received. That's why it's important to turn to a reliable and trusted source, including your child's doctor, for information. The following are answers to common questions parents have about immunizations.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document057_en.pdf

Inactivated Influenza Vaccine 2013-14: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Many Vaccine Information Statements are available in Spanish and other languages. See www.immunize.org/vis) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document121_en.pdf

Meningococcal Disease - Information for Teens and College Students (Certain teens and young adults have a higher risk of getting meningococcal disease. College students, especially freshmen who live in dorms and military recruits, are at an increased risk compared with others in this age group. It's important to know how to protect yourself because meningococcal disease can be deadly. Read on for more information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about this serious illness, safe and effective vaccines, and how to stay healthy.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document071_en.pdf

Meningococcal Vaccines: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial illness. It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children 2 through 18 years old in the United States. Meningitis is an infection of the covering of the brain and the spinal cord.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document125_en.pdf

MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Measles, mumps, and rubella are serious diseases. Before vaccines they were very common, especially among children.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document126_en.pdf

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV13): What You Need to Know (VIS) (Many Vaccine Information Statements are available in Spanish and other languages. See www.immunize.org/vis) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document237_en.pdf

Polio Vaccine: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Polio is a disease caused by a virus. It enters the body through the mouth. Usually it does not cause serious illness. But sometimes it causes paralysis (can't move arm or leg), and it can cause meningitis (irritation of the lining of the brain). It can kill people who get it, usually by paralyzing the muscles that help them breathe.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document128_en.pdf

Rotavirus (Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea and vomiting in infants and young children. In fact, most children get rotavirus sometime before they are years old. While many children have mild cases, others can get very sick. In the United States, rotavirus causes more than 70,000 hospitalizations each year. Read on to find out more about this common illness and what you can do to protect your children.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document201_en.pdf

Rotavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know (VIS) (Many Vaccine Information Statements are available in Spanish and other languages. See www.immunize.org/vis) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/peo_document215_en.pdf

Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria): What You Need to Know (VIS) (Tetanus and diphtheria are very serious diseases. They are rare in the United States today, but people who do become infected often have severe complications. Td vaccine is used to protect adolescents and adults from both of these diseases.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/data/GbosContainer/5/ppe_document099_en_secured.pdf

Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis): What You Need to Know (VIS) (Many Vaccine Information Statements are available in Spanish and other languages. See Hojas de Informaci) - http://patiented.aap.org/loadDownload.aspx?filename=peo_document604_en.pdf

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