Does flucelvax contain latex?
FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT 5 mL multi-dose vial formulation contains no antibiotics. The tip caps and plungers of the prefilled syringes and the multi-dose vial stopper are not made with natural rubber latex.
Is flucelvax for 65 and older?
Adults 18 Years of Age and Older The safety population includes 5709 adults 18 through 64 years of age and 572 adults 65 years of age and older administered FLUCELVAX.
What is flucelvax vaccine?
FLUCELVAX® is a quadrivalent flu vaccine that will protect against four different influenza strains from both the A and B subtypes. The vaccine is not made in chicken eggs, meaning that it can be given to most people who have allergies.
Is flucelvax a flu vaccine?
FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT is an inactivated vaccine indicated for active immunization for the prevention of influenza disease caused by influenza virus subtypes A and type B contained in the vaccine. FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT is approved for use in persons 2 years and older.
Who uses the flucelvax?
FLUCELVAX® QUAD is used in adults and children 9 years and older to prevent influenza, often called “the flu.” Influenza is caused by infection with specific influenza viruses. New types of influenza viruses can appear each year. FLUCELVAX® QUAD vaccine contains fragments of four different types of influenza virus.
Is the Covid 19 vaccine latex free?
COVID-19 Vaccines and Latex Allergy The Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines include vial stoppers that are not made with natural rubber latex. People with latex allergy are not at risk for a latex allergy reaction from the vaccine. Learn more on our COVID-19 vaccine allergy page.
What flu vaccine is egg free?
For the 2020-2021 flu season, there are two vaccines licensed for use that are manufactured without the use of eggs and are considered egg-free: Flublok Quadrivalent (licensed for use in adults 18 years and older) Flucelvax Quadrivalent (licensed for use in people 4 years and older)
Where is flucelvax made?
Seqirus, the world’s largest cell-based influenza vaccine manufacturer, produces FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT at its Holly Springs facility in North Carolina.
How long is the flu vaccine good for once opened?
For example, the package insert for some inactivated influenza vaccine indicates once the stopper of the MDV has been pierced, the vial must be discarded within 28 days.