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Immunization Schedule for Your Child
 

IAP SCHEDULE   OTHER ACCEPTABLE SCHEDULE
AGE VACCINES   AGE VACCINES
Birth BCG   Birth BCG
  Hepatitis B 1     Hepatits B
  Oral Polio (OPV)     Polio
6 weeks Hepatitis B 2   1 Month Hepatitis B
  OPV + IPV     Polio
  DPT and HIB   2 Months DPT and HIB
10 weeks OPV + IPV     OPV + IPV
  DPT and HIB   4 Months DPT and HIB
14 weeks Hepatitis B 3 **     OPV + IPV
  OPV + IPV   6 Months DPT and HIB
  DPT and HIB     Hepatitis B
9 Months Measles     OPV + IPV
15 Months MMR   9 Months Measles
16-18 Months DPT and HIB   15 months MMR
  Polio   18 months DPT and HIB
2 Years plu Typhoid     Polio
5 Years DPT and Polio   2 years Typhoid
  MMR   5 years DPT, MMR and Polio
10 Years Tdap/Td   10 years Tdap/Td
         

** 3rd dose of Hepatitis B May be given in the 6th month

VACCINE PROTECTS AGAINST
BCG Tuberculosis
OPV / IPV Polio
HIB Meningitis, pneumonia, septicemia
Hepatitis B Hepatitis B virus causing jaundice and liver disease
DPT Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
Measles Measles
MMR Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Typhoid Typhoid
Chickenpox Chickenpox
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A virus causing jaundice
Pneumococcal Meningitis, pneumonia, septicemia
Meningococcal Meningitis, pneumonia, septicemia
   

VACCINE PROTECTS AGAINST
BCG Nodule formation after 3-6 weeks, ulcer with pus discharge. Scar by 8-12 weeks.
OPV / IPV No fever / no reaction
HIB Slight pain and fever
Hepatitis B No fever / no reaction
DPT Fever, pain and swelling at the site. Rarely irritability and convulsions
Measles Mild fever and rash may appear after 1 week
MMR Mild fever and rash may appear after 1 week
Typhoid Mild fever
Chickenpox Mild rash and fever
Hepatitis A Mild local pain and induration
Pneumococcal Pain, redness, swelling, muscle or joint aches, nausea and fever
Meningococcal Soreness, redness, mild fever
   
 

NEWER VACCINES
2,4 and 6 months Pneumococcal
> 15 months Varicella
> 18 months Hepatitis A
> 2 Years Meningococcal

Immunisation helps protect your child against serious disease. Once children have received a vaccine, their bodies can fight those diseases and the immunity may last for a life. Immunisation programs are essential for public health, world over.

    
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