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FLUCELVAX
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Drug Name:

FLUCELVAX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Trivalent, inactivated, "subunit" influenza vaccine (virus types A and B); contains a total of 45mcg of hemagglutinin per 0.5mL dose; formulation changes annually; susp for IM inj; antibiotic- or preservative-free.

Company:
Seqirus

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for FLUCELVAX:

Influenza immunization.

Adults and Children:

<4yrs: not established. Each dose is 0.5mL by IM inj once in the deltoid. 4–8yrs: 1 or 2 doses at least 1 month apart (depending on vaccination history as per annual ACIP recommendation). ≥9yrs: 1 dose.

Warnings/Precautions:

Use current formulation only. Have appropriate medical treatment and supervision readily available. Guillain-Barre syndrome within 6 weeks of previous flu vaccine. Immunosuppressed. Latex allergy. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Concomitant vaccines: insufficient data (see full labeling). Immunosuppressants: may get suboptimal response.

Pharmacological Class:

Influenza vaccine.

Adverse Reactions:

Local reactions (eg, pain, erythema), headache, fatigue, myalgia, malaise; syncope.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-dose prefilled Luer Lock syringe (0.5mL)—10 (without needles)

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