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BEXSERO
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Drug Name:

BEXSERO Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Neisseria meningitidis recombinant proteins 50mcg each of Neisserial adhesin A (NadA), Neisserial Heparin Binding Antigen (NHBA), and factor H binding protein (fHbp), 25mcg of Outer Membrane Vesicles (OMV); per 0.5mL; susp for IM inj.

Company:
GlaxoSmithKline

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for BEXSERO:

Meningitis B immunization.

Adults and Children:

<10yrs: not established. Give by IM inj in deltoid muscle of upper arm. 10–25yrs: 2 doses (0.5mL each) given at least 1 month apart.

Contraindications:

Severe allergic reaction after a previous dose of Bexsero.

Warnings/Precautions:

May not protect against all meningococcal serogroup B strains. Have epinephrine inj available. Immunosuppressed. Latex allergy. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Concomitant other vaccines: see full labeling.

Pharmacological Class:

Meningitis vaccine.

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site pain, myalgia, erythema, fatigue, headache, induration, nausea, arthralgia; syncope.

Note:

To register women who receive Bexsero during pregnancy call (877) 683-4732.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-dose prefilled syringes—1, 10

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