Local isolated reports of coring (Engerix™-B and Infanrix™-IPV+Hib vaccines)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) would like to inform healthcare professionals of the isolated reports of stopper coring in Engerix-B and Infanrix-IPV+Hib vaccines. Healthcare professionals are advised to observe the instructions within the products' respective package inserts and to visually inspect for particulate matters before vaccine administration. Please refer to the letter for more information. 

Healthcare professional, Therapeutic Products

Dear Healthcare Professional Letters

12 Dec 2019

Only abstracts of the Dear Healthcare Professional Letters (DHCPL) are provided on this website. Details of the letters can be found on the MOH Alert System, which is accessible via the Health Professionals Portal (HPP). HPP is a one-stop portal for all healthcare professionals in Singapore. Dentists, medical doctors and pharmacists may access HPP at https://www.moh.gov.sg/hpp/, and follow the procedures below to access the MOH Alert system.

Step 1: On the top navigation ribbon of webpage, select 'For Healthcare Professionals' followed by 'Health Professionals Portal' and click on the choice of profession. User will be redirected to the specific HPP webpage for the selected profession.

Step 2: Click on the Restricted Content icon on the left panel of webpage and login via SingPass.

Step 3: Click on the MOH Alert icon under ‘Applications’ section

Step 4: Click on the Drug Alert tab to view the DHCPLs.