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Flumist Quadrivalent Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 2, 2021.

Generic name: INFLUENZA A VIRUS A/TASMANIA/503/2020 (H3N2) LIVE (ATTENUATED) ANTIGEN 10000000[FFU] in 0.2mL, INFLUENZA A VIRUS A/VICTORIA/1/2020 (H1N1) LIVE (ATTENUATED) ANTIGEN 10000000[FFU] in 0.2mL, INFLUENZA B VIRUS B/PHUKET/3073/2013 LIVE (ATTENUATED) ANTIGEN 10000000[FFU] in 0.2mL, INFLUENZA B VIRUS B/WASHINGTON/02/2019 LIVE (ATTENUATED) ANTIGEN 10000000[FFU] in 0.2mL
Dosage form: nasal spray

FOR INTRANASAL ADMINISTRATION BY A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER.

Dosing Information

Administer FluMist Quadrivalent according to the following schedule:

*
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.
Administer as 0.1 mL per nostril.

Age

Dose

Schedule

2 years through 8 years

1 or 2 doses*,
0.2 mL each

If 2 doses, administer at least 1 month apart

9 years through 49 years

1 dose, 0.2 mL

-

“-” indicates information is not applicable.

Administration Instructions

Each sprayer contains a single dose (0.2 mL) of FluMist Quadrivalent; administer approximately one half of the contents of the single-dose intranasal sprayer into each nostril (each sprayer contains 0.2 mL of vaccine). Refer to Figure 1 for step-by-step administration instructions. Following administration, dispose of the sprayer according to the standard procedures for medical waste (e.g., sharps container or biohazard container).

Figure 1

Figure 1

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