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Influenza Virus Vaccine, H1N1, Inactivated Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: preservative-free

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Influenza Prophylaxis

0.5 mL intramuscularly once.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Influenza Prophylaxis

6 to 35 months: Two 0.25 mL intramuscular injections approximately 1 month apart
36 months to 9 years: Two 0.5 mL intramuscular injections approximately 1 month apart
10 years or older: A single 0.5 mL intramuscular injection

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Severe hypersensitivity reactions to previous vaccination, egg proteins, or any vaccine ingredient
-Life-threatening reactions after any previous influenza vaccine

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 months.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-The deltoid is the preferred administration site in adults
-The anterolateral aspect of the thigh is the preferred administration site in infants.
-The deltoid muscle of the upper arm is the preferred administration site in toddlers and young children.
-Do not administer in the gluteal region or any area where a major nerve trunk may be.
-Do not administer if particulates or discoloration are present.

Storage requirements:
-Refrigerate; do not freeze

Reconstitution/preparation techniques:
-Shake well prior to administration (syringe/single dose vial) or before withdrawing a dose (multi-dose vial)

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.