Dear Healthcare Professional, gsk is proud to announce that boostrix can now be used during the third trimester of pregnancy

GSK is proud to announce that Boostrix can now be used during the third trimester of pregnancy.

The highest rates of pertussis-associated complications are reported in the young infant (< 2 months) age group 1

By vaccinating a pregnant woman with a Tdap vaccine, her baby will get pertussis antibodies that may help to minimize the morbidity and mortality associated with pertussis in neonates before their primary DTaP vaccine series can be safely completed 2,3,4

BOOSTRIX can now be used during the third trimester of pregnancy 5

BOOSTRIX is available from your nearest wholesaler.

NAPPI code Product description Dosage form Pack size S.E.P.(excl. VAT) 6 S.E.P.(incl. VAT) 6
3000689001 BOOSTRIX INJ Multi Comp Vac 1 ZA Suspension for Injection 1 vial R 230,56 R 265,14

For further information, please contact me directly on +27 10 447 5747, or our Customer Careline on 0800 122 912.

Yours sincerely,

Kashmeera Nair

Brand Manager

Ethicare, A division of Pharmacare Limited t/as Aspen Pharmacare

Company Registration Number 05/13587/07

Building 7, Healthcare Park, Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton, 2196

Kashmeera.Nair@ethicaresa.com