This is from the FDA monograph for Zostavax
"... 4.2 Immunosuppression
Do not administer Zostavax to individuals with a history of primary or acquired immunodeficiency states including leukemia; lymphomas of any type, or other malignant neoplasms affecting the bone marrow or lymphatic system; or AIDS or other clinical manifestations of infection with human immunodeficiency viruses. Zostavax is a live attenuated varicella-zoster vaccine and administration may result in disseminated disease in individuals who are immunosuppressed. Do not administer Zostavax to individuals on immunosuppressive therapy."
Zostavax is contraindicated in CLL patients.
- Zostavax Information for Consumers
- Zostavax Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Zostavax (detailed)
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