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This is a booster vaccine which is used to give children immunity to diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio. Immunisation against these illnesses is part of a standard vaccination schedule in children. Infanrix IPV is given as a booster to children aged between 15 months and 13 years.

Vaccine Course

Booster 1st - 1 dose at 15-20 months of age
Booster 2nd - 1 dose between 4-6 years of age

If you are travelling to a risk area for polio or diphtheria, you may need the polio, diphtheria, and tetanus vaccine. Whether you require this booster depends on the date of your last vaccination.

When to get vaccinated: you should get your polio, diphtheria and tetanus booster two weeks before travel.

Course: if you have had the vaccine before, you will need one dose as a booster. If it’s your first jab, you may need several doses

Boosters: 'How long does the Polio, Tetanus, and Diphtheria vaccine last?' - the vaccine protects you for 10 years. You will need a booster to remain protected after 10 years.

How it is given: the vaccine is given as an injection in the upper arm.

From £75

Vaccination Suitability Phone Call

Book a Vaccination Suitability Phone Call with our practice nurse to discuss your vaccination request, suitability and pricing. There is no charge for this service.

If you have any questions please contact our practice on 01253 207568 or

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