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.
Severe allergic reaction after a previous dose of Bexsero.
May not protect against all meningococcal serogroup B strains. Have epinephrine inj available. Immunosuppressed. Latex allergy. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Concomitant other vaccines: see full labeling.
Inj site pain, myalgia, erythema, fatigue, headache, induration, nausea, arthralgia; syncope.
To register women who receive Bexsero during pregnancy call (877) 683-4732.
Generic Drug Availability:
Single-dose prefilled syringes—1, 10