Indications for FLUAD:
Influenza immunization for patients ≥65yrs of age.
<65yrs: not established. ≥65yrs: 0.5mL IM inj once in the deltoid; 1 dose per year.
Allergy to egg protein. Life-threatening reaction to any previous flu vaccine.
Use current formulation only. Have appropriate medical treatment and supervision available. Guillain-Barré syndrome within 6 weeks of previous flu vaccine. Immunosuppressed. Syncope. May not protect all vaccine recipients against influenza disease. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Concomitant with other vaccines: insufficient data (see full labeling). Immunosuppressants (eg, corticosteroids): may get suboptimal response.
Local reactions (eg, pain, tenderness), myalgia, headache, fatigue.
Generic Drug Availability:
Single-dose prefilled syringes (0.5mL)—10