Vaccination

Here you can find an information summary on the current czech recommended vaccination schedule, vaccines and their prices.

Vaccination schedule

Age PC1) Mandatory vaccination Optional vaccination
After birth in hospital against TB2) only in indicated cases
After going home First check-up of newborn and analysis of family and personal anamnesis
2-3 weeks Yes
6 weeks Yes 1. dose against rota-viruses
9 weeks Infanrix Hexa 1. dose3)
3 months Yes 2. dose against rota-viruses
4 months Yes Infanrix Hexa 2. dose4) 1. dose against pneumococcus infections5)
5 months Infanrix Hexa 3. dose6) 2. dose against pneumococcus infections7)
6 months Yes 3. dose against pneumococcus infections8)
8 months Yes
10 months Yes
12 months Yes Infanrix Hexa 4. dose9) 4. dose against pneumococcus infections10)
15 months Priorix 1. dose11)
18 months Yes
21 months Priorix 2. dose12)
3 years Yes
5 years Yes Infanrix13)
7 years Yes
9 years Yes
10 years Boostrix polio14)
11 years Yes
12 years Engerix15)
13 years Yes Imovax polio16)
15 years Yes Tetavax17)
17 years Yes
19 years Yes

Vaccines

In the table you can find all available vaccines with links to the Czech State Institute for Drug Control (SÚKL) and European Medicines Agency (EMA), there all information about active substances and possible side effects can be found.

On the SÚKL website Summary of product characteristics and Package leaflet can be downloaded from the Texts tab.

On the EMA website the What is the risk… section and Summary for the public contain important information.


Vaccine name Against what SÚKL EMA
Infanrix diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis SÚKL
Infanrix Hexa diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, poliomyelitis, haemophilus influenzae type B SÚKL EMA
Boostrix polio diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis SÚKL EMA
Imovax polio poliomyelitis SÚKL
Prevenar 13 pneumococcus causing infections such as pneumonia SÚKL EMA
Synflorix pneumococcus causing infections such as pneumonia SÚKL EMA
Priorix measles, mumps, rubella SÚKL EMA
Priorix Tetra measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox SÚKL
Varilrix chickenpox SÚKL
Neisvac-C meningococcus type C causing meningitis SÚKL
Menjugate meningococcus type C causing meningitis SÚKL
Menveo meningococcus type A, C, Y, W-135 causing meningitis SÚKL EMA
Nimenrix meningococcus type A, C, Y, W-135 causing meningitis SÚKL EMA
Havrix hepatitis type A SÚKL
Twinrix hepatitis type A and B SÚKL EMA
Engerix hepatitis B SÚKL EMA
Fsme-Immun tick-borne encephalitis SÚKL
Encepur tick-borne encephalitis SÚKL
Silgard human papillomavirus causing cervical cancer SÚKL EMA
Cervarix human papillomavirus causing cervical cancer SÚKL EMA
Rotarix rotavirus causing diarrhea SÚKL EMA
Rotateq rotavirus causing diarrhea SÚKL EMA
Tetavax tetanus SÚKL

Prices of optional vaccination

The prices below are only for orientation. Due to the constantly changing prices of different distributors from which vaccines are ordered and different bonus campaigns of distributor and insurance companies, it is not in our powers to keep an up to date price list.

The presented prices are for one dose of each vaccine. The prices are rounded to 100 Kč and give a rough average price of the vaccine from distributors or pharmacies. For some of the vaccines different insurance companies provide major subsidies. You can obtain information about current subsidies from your insurance companies, information about current prices of vaccines from distributors will be provided to you during your visit.

Application of vaccines is charged according to price list of services.

Disease Vaccine Price
cervical cancer Silgard 1800-320018)
Cervarix 1600
pneumococcus Prevenar 13 1300
Synflorix 900
chickenpox Varilrix 1400
Priorix Tetra 1600
meningococcus Neisvac-C 800
Menjugate 700
Menveo 1300
Nimenrix ???
hepatitis A Havrix 600
Twinrix 900
tick-borne encephalitis Fsme-Immun 500
Encepur 400
rota-virus Rotarix 1100
Rotateq 1400
1) Preventive checkup
3) , 4) , 6) , 9) diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, hepatitis B, haemophilus infections
5) , 7) , 8) , 10) mandatory for indicated cases
11) , 12) measles, mumps and rubella
13) re-vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
14) tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, polio, next re-vaccination in age of 25 years
15) hepatitis B - only for children that have not been vaccinated at nursing age, 3 doses are given
16) polio - only for children that did not receive a 5. dose of vaccination against polio between 10. and 11. year of age
17) re-vaccination against tetanus after 10-15 years
18) depends on age, indication and insurance company
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