Indications for FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT:
Adults and Children:
<2yrs: not established. Each dose is 0.5mL by IM inj once in the deltoid (or anterolateral thigh in younger children). 2–8yrs: 1 or 2 doses at least 4wks apart (depending on vaccination history as per annual ACIP recommendation). ≥9yrs: 1 dose.
FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT 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. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT Classification:
FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT Interactions:
Concomitant vaccines: insufficient data (see full labeling). Immunosuppressants: may get suboptimal response.
Local reactions (eg, pain, erythema, induration, tenderness, ecchymosis), headache, fatigue, myalgia, sleepiness, irritability, loss of appetite; syncope.
Generic Drug Availability:
Single-dose prefilled syringe 0.5mL (preservative-free)—10 (without needles); Multi-dose vial 5mL (contains thimerosal)—1