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Fluzone High-Dose Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 16, 2021.

Generic name: INFLUENZA A VIRUS A/BRISBANE/02/2018 IVR-190 (H1N1) ANTIGEN (FORMALDEHYDE INACTIVATED) 60ug in 0.5mL, INFLUENZA A VIRUS A/KANSAS/14/2017 X-327 (H3N2) ANTIGEN (FORMALDEHYDE INACTIVATED) 60ug in 0.5mL, INFLUENZA B VIRUS B/MARYLAND/15/2016 BX-69A ANTIGEN (FORMALDEHYDE INACTIVATED) 60ug in 0.5mL
Dosage form: suspension for intramuscular injection

  • For intramuscular use only

Dose and Schedule

Fluzone High-Dose should be administered as a single 0.5 mL injection by the intramuscular route in adults 65 years of age and older.

Administration

Inspect Fluzone High-Dose visually for particulate matter and/or discoloration prior to administration. If either of these conditions exist, the vaccine should not be administered.

Before administering a dose of vaccine, shake the prefilled syringe.

The preferred site for intramuscular injection is the deltoid muscle. The vaccine should not be injected into the gluteal area or areas where there may be a major nerve trunk.

Do not administer this product intravenously or subcutaneously.

Fluzone High-Dose should not be combined through reconstitution or mixed with any other vaccine.

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