Indications for: KINRIX

Immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio: As the 5th dose in the DTaP immunization series and the 4th dose in the inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) series in children 4–6 years of age (before 7th birthday) who previously received Infanrix (DTaP) and/or Pediarix (DTaP, HB, IPV) for the first 3 doses and Infanrix for the 4th dose.

Adult Dosage:

Not applicable.

Children Dosage:

<4yrs or ≥7yrs: not recommended. 4–6yrs: One dose of 0.5mL IM in deltoid muscle.

KINRIX Contraindications:

Anaphylaxis associated with previous diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, or polio vaccine. Encephalopathy within 7 days of previous pertussis vaccine. Progressive neurological disorders (eg, infantile spasms, uncontrolled epilepsy, progressive encephalopathy).

KINRIX Warnings/Precautions:

Guillain-Barre syndrome within 6 weeks of previous tetanus vaccination. Fever (≥105°F within 48hrs), persistent inconsolable crying (≥3hrs within 48hrs), shock (within 48hrs), or seizures (within 3 days) after previous pertussis vaccine: see literature. Seizure risk: may give antipyretics. Latex allergy (prefilled syringes). Have epinephrine available. Pregnancy (Cat.C): not applicable.

KINRIX Classification:


KINRIX Interactions:

May give with concomitant vaccines (eg, MMR). Immunosuppressants (eg, radiation, chemotherapy, high-dose steroids): may get suboptimal response.

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site pain, redness, local swelling, increase in arm circumference, drowsiness, fever, loss of appetite.


Report adverse events to VAERS at (800) 822-7967 and to GlaxoSmithKline at (888) 825-5249.

How Supplied:

Single-dose vials—10; Single-dose prefilled Tip-Lok syringes—5 (without needles)