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FLUAD
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Drug Name:

FLUAD Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Trivalent, inactivated, adjuvanted (MF59C.1) influenza vaccine (virus types A and B); contains a total of at least 45mcg of hemagglutinin per 0.5mL dose; formulation changes annually; susp for IM inj; may contain trace amounts of neomycin, kanamycin, barium, egg proteins, formaldehyde; preservative-free.

Company:
Seqirus

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for FLUAD:

Influenza immunization for patients ≥65yrs of age.

Adult:

<65yrs: not established. ≥65yrs: 0.5mL IM inj once in the deltoid; 1 dose per year.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Allergy to egg protein. Life-threatening reaction to any previous flu vaccine.

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).

Interactions:

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

Pharmacological Class:

Influenza vaccine.

Adverse Reactions:

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

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-dose prefilled syringe (0.5mL)—1, 10 (without needles)

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