According to the current Recommended Childhood and adolescent immunization schedule from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , up to 23 injections over 18 months old are required. The use of Pentacel vaccine could reduce that number of shots by seven.

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of new pediatric combination vaccineSanofi Pasteur, the vaccines of the sanofi-aventis Group is pleased that the members of an advisory committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted almost unanimously today that the company pentavalent combination vaccine for use in pediatric patients is both safe and effective. Pentace vaccine1 protects against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b .This is to the indicates an sustained effect. – ‘One of the most findings was that two weeks after of the patch is, the amount of the saliva in the mouth did raised even in periods if there is no patch in her mouth,’says which study’s senior author A. Ross Kerr, clinical associate professor at the New York University in College of Dentistry. ‘In other words, the patch was seem beneficial effect beneficial effect. ‘.. The JADA study also found that, for two weeks of daily use dry mouth which statistically significant improvement the baseline subjective experiences and objective measures of saliva.