• Combination Vaccines
  • DTaP-IPV/Hib (Pentacel, Sanofi)

Although licensed by the Food and Drug Administration for use through age 4 years, a dose of Pentacel was inadvertently given to a six-year-old. Do any components of the Pentacel dose need to be repeated?

Pentacel (DTaP-IPV/Hib) inadvertently administered to children six years of age and older is considered a vaccine administration error. However, none of the vaccine components need to be repeated.

Last reviewed: July 15, 2023

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