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Flucelvax Quadrivalent Dosage

Generic name: INFLUENZA A VIRUS A/Delaware/55/2019 CVR-45 (H1N1) ANTIGEN (MDCK CELL DERIVED, PROPIOLACTONE INACTIVATED) 15ug in 0.5mL, INFLUENZA A VIRUS A/Darwin/11/2021 (H3N2) ANTIGEN (MDCK CELL DERIVED, PROPIOLACTONE INACTIVATED) 15ug in 0.5mL, INFLUENZA B VIRUS B/Singapore/WUH4618/2021 ANTIGEN (MDCK CELL DERIVED, PROPIOLACTONE INACTIVATED) 15ug in 0.5mL, INFLUENZA B VIRUS B/Singapore/INFTT-16-0610/2016 ANTIGEN (MDCK CELL DERIVED, PROPIOLACTONE INACTIVATED) 15ug in 0.5mL
Dosage form: suspension for intramuscular injection
Drug class: Viral vaccines

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 1, 2022.

For intramuscular injection only.

Dosage and Schedule

Administer FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT as a single 0.5 mL intramuscular injection.

Table 1: Dosage and Schedule

1 1 or 2 doses depends on vaccination history as per Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices annual recommendations on prevention and control of influenza with vaccines.

Age Dose Schedule
6 months through 8 years
of age
One or two doses1, 0.5 mL each If 2 doses, administer at least
4 weeks apart
9 years of age and older One dose, 0.5 mL Not Applicable

Administration

Shake the syringe vigorously before administering and shake the multi-dose vial preparation each time before withdrawing a dose of vaccine. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration whenever solution and container permit. [see Description (11)] If either condition exists, do not administer the vaccine. Between uses, return the multi-dose vial to the recommended storage conditions between 2º and 8ºC (36º and 46ºF). Do not freeze. Discard if the vaccine has been frozen.

Administer intramuscularly only, preferably in the region of the deltoid muscle of the upper arm. Younger children with insufficient deltoid mass should be vaccinated in the anterolateral aspect of the thigh.

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