Glossary of vaccine brand names and abbreviations

Generic abbreviation

Vaccine trade name

Sponsor

Target antigens or disease

Schedule and funded vaccines

BCG

BCG Vaccine SSI

Serum Institute India

tuberculosis (TB)

DTaP-IPV

Infanrix-IPV

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated poliovirus

DTaP-IPV-HepB/Hib

Infanrix-Hexa

GSK

diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated poliovirus, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae type b

HepA

Havrix

GSK

hepatitis A

HepB

Engerix-B

GSK

hepatitis B

Hib-PRP-T

Hiberix

GSK

Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugated with tetanus toxoid

HPV9

Gardasil 9

MSD

human papillomavirus (9-valent)

IPV

IPOL

sanofi-aventis

inactivated poliovirus

QIV

Afluria Quad

Seqirus

influenza – quadrivalent

MenC

NeisVac-C

Pfizer

meningococcal group C conjugate

MenACWY-D

Menactra

sanofi-aventis

quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine conjugated with diphtheria toxoid

MMR

Priorix

GSK

measles, mumps, rubella

PCV10

Synflorix

GSK

pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (10‑valent)

PCV13

Prevenar 13

Pfizer

pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (13‑valent)

23PPV

Pneumovax 23

Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD)

pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (23-valent)

RV1

Rotarix

GSK

rotavirus

Tdap

Boostrix

GSK

tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis

Tdap-IPV

Boostrix IPV

GSK

tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis and inactivated poliovirus

VV

Varivax

MSD

varicella (chickenpox; varicella-zoster virus)

ZV

Zostavax

MSD

zoster (shingles; varicella-zoster virus)

Other available vaccines (excluding travel vaccines)

HepA

Avaxim

sanofi-aventis

hepatitis A

HepA-typhoid

Vivaxim

sanofi-aventis

hepatitis A and Salmonella typhi

HepB-HepA

Twinrix / Twinrix Junior

GSK

hepatitis A and B

MenACWY-T

Nimenrix

Pfizer

quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine conjugated with tetanus toxoid

4CMenB

Bexsero

GSK

group B recombinant meningococcal vaccine

MMR

M-M-R-II

MSD

measles mumps rubella

Tdap

Adacel

sanofi-aventis

tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis

Tdap-IPV

Adacel-Polio

sanofi-aventis

tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis and inactivated poliovirus

VV

Varilrix

GSK

varicella (varicella-zoster virus)

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