Detailed cost of vaccination/ Immunization in India (Birth to 10 years of age) – with 2017 updated pdf file download

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Author: Gauri Kshirsagar

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In India, there are number of vaccines given to a child since birth right upto the age of five years and each vaccine has a different schedule and dosage. To complicate further every vaccine has multiple brand names which determines its market cost. There isn’t a proper site which lists out the cost according to the Immunization schedule.

Hence to ease out this nerve wracking job of calculating the cost of vaccination each time you visit a doctor, I have compiled a list of various vaccines with their brand names, cost given at each week. So do download the file and relax!!!

FOR A COLOUR CODED AND SIMPLIFIED VERSION  DOWNLOAD THE 2017 updated PDF FILE HERE:  Detailed cost of vaccination in India 2017

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Prices are as that of on February 2017, Variations may occur in the upcoming months
  2. Prices differ from one company to another, unlike in the West.
  3. Prices are only indicative, and subject to variation.
  4. The charges at a peadiatrian’s clinic may also include OPD/consultation charges, hence total cost may vary
  5. The cost also varies depending on the amount vaccine in a vial bought. Single vaccine vial will cost more, hence cost of some of the vaccines hasbeen mentioned as single dose or multiple dose.
  6. The choice of DPT combination vaccine may change the immunization schedule. To know how, first read my post: Painful versus painless vaccines – Article on different DPT combination vaccines
  7. Please also download the Recent immunization schedule by IAP -2014, which I have simplified and colour coded from this linkIMPORTANT: Indian Immunization schedule recommended by Indian Academy of Pediatrics (with 2014 modifications)
  8. The Immunization schedule of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) and Government recommended Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) are two different schedules.
  9. Do consult your doctor thoroughly before every vaccination.
  10. Cost of booster may cost less (200 -500 Rupees) than the main vaccine

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23 thoughts on “Detailed cost of vaccination/ Immunization in India (Birth to 10 years of age) – with 2017 updated pdf file download

  1. Hello mam ! My son is 3 months old. I have given him all vaccines (penta PCV3 Rota3) till now except IPV, But gave OPV. As IPV was not available at govt hospital.. they said they will not give IPV as routine immunization at 6 weeks & 10 weeks.
    My son’s pediatrician said it should have been given. Now he has missed 2 doses of IPV and he said IPV is not available as single.. It will be in combination so we cannot give now..
    Today itself i had his 10thweek vaccine
    I am worried wht should i do no..
    Please kindly let me know.. how many doses of IPV can we give now and with how much gap for each dose.

    Thank you mam

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  2. Hello mam ! My son is 3 months old. I have given him all vaccines (penta PCV3 Rota3) till now except IPV, But gave OPV. As IPV was not available at govt hospital.. they said they will not give IPV as routine immunization at 4 weeks & 10 weeks.
    My son’s pediatrician said it should have been given, now he has missed 2 doses of IPV and he said IPV is not available as single.. It will be in combination so we cannot give now..
    I am worried wht should i do no..
    Please kindly let us know.. how many doses can we give now and with how much gap for each dose.

    Thanks

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  3. In government RI schedule, DPT has been replaced by Pentavalent vaccine for vaccination of child under 1 year of age. Can you give the cost of Pentavalent vaccine too

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  4. Mam, my doc suggested three doses of hexaxim at 6, 10 and 14 weeks, but the baby has already got hep B vaccine at birth and at 6 weeks, is hexaxim necessary at 10 & 14 weeks or pentaxim will do??
    Also hexaxim can be taken with PCV and rotavirus?
    for rotavirus already the baby has one shot of rotasure company, but the other Doc suggested to go for rotarix? Whether it can be given?

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    • Hi,
      1) Pentaxim will be a better option, since it doesn’t contain hepatitis B. In terms of cost, it is also cheaper. But no harm in hexaxim.
      2) Yes, hexaxim can be given with PCV and Rotavirus
      3) You can go for rotarix for the remaining doses.

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  5. Mam, Greetings for the day, i need to know the total price including the consultation fee for 6 weeks old baby vaccination. kindly help.

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  6. yesterday i went to the pediatrician for giving my 18 month old child booster dose of DTP, HiB and IPV. He said IPV is not available hence gave OPV. He also have a vaccine Peda HiB. I am not sure what DTP vaccine he gave. Does Peda HiB contain DTP? After giving vaccine my child has been feverish and there is soreness and pain at the point of injection. I am confused about DTP. Do we have to give it again separately? The doctor did not bother to write anything on the vaccination chart. I am planning to visit him again to enquire about the vaccines he gave.

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    • Hi, IPV cannot be substituted by OPV. IPV is must. If he has somehow missed it due to unavailability, you can give it after some days, may be a week or so, HiB is Haemophilus influenza type b and additional DPT booster is needed. Some vaccines may caused fever and swelling at the injection site. Just mark the area with a marker pen and if the swelling increases consult your pediatrician. Please duly update your vaccination chart at every visit.

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  7. dr revatkar is giving vaccine to my child and every month he is giving date of next month and taking 5000 ruppes. Is it valid. my child is 6 month old. please suggest me. I am very much new in mumbai sanpada.

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    • Hi

      I don’t know any Paediatrician in Mumbai to give an opinion. As per my knowledge you pay for any vaccine after it is administered and not before. Vaccine and its cost vary according to the child’s age.

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  8. Madam I am little confused .we gave the painful shot to our twins for the first two times.later as we have changed our location we went to a different doctor and he had given the painless vaccine without our knowledge.can you please suggest.i am worried that the vaccination schedule has gone wrong and do I need to give them hep b after 6 months.please reply.

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