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Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): single dose ; multiple dose

The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Meningococcal Meningitis Prophylaxis

0.5 mL, subcutaneously, once

Usual Pediatric Dose for Meningococcal Meningitis Prophylaxis

2 years and older:
0.5 mL, subcutaneously, once

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments

-The ACIP has recommendations for revaccination of high risk patients.
-If used for revaccination, the dose is 0.5 mL, subcutaneously.


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

To report suspected adverse reactions, contact the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) at:

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Do not administer IV or IM.
-The deltoid region is the preferred administration site.
-Single dose vials should be used immediately after reconstitution.
-Multidose vials may be used for up to 35 days after reconstitution if stored at 35 to 46F.

Storage requirements:
-Refrigerate; do not freeze.