Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine Sa14-14-2 Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Prophylaxis

Primary Series: Two 0.5 mL doses, administered intramuscularly 28 days apart
Booster Dose: If the primary series of the two doses was completed more than 1 year previously, a booster dose may be given if ongoing exposure or re-exposure to Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is expected

Comments: Complete the primary immunization series at least 1 week prior to potential exposure

Usual Pediatric Dose for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Prophylaxis

Primary Series:
3 years of age and older: Two 0.5 mL doses, administered intramuscularly 28 days apart
2 months to less than 3 years of age: Two 0.25 mL doses, administered intramuscularly 28 days apart

Booster Dose:
17 years of age and older: If the primary series of the two doses was completed more than 1 year previously, a booster dose may be given if ongoing exposure or re-exposure to Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is expected
2 months to less than 17 years of age: The safety and immunogenicity of a booster dose has not been evaluated.

Comments: Complete the primary immunization series at least 1 week prior to potential exposure

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for dosing related precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Administer intramuscularly
-Do not administer intravenously, intradermally or subcutaneously
-Preferred sites for IM injection: The anterolateral aspect of the thigh in infants 2 to 11 months of age, the anterolateral aspect of the thigh or the deltoid muscle (if muscle mass is adequate) in children 1 to less than 3 years of age, or the deltoid muscle in individuals 3 years of age and older

Storage requirements: Store in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.

Reconstitution/preparation techniques: Refer to the manufacturer's product information

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