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Meningococcal Group B Vaccine Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): fully recombinant ; recombinant, OMV, adjuvanted

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Meningitis - Meningococcal

For use in adults up to 25 years old

Bexsero(R):
Two doses (0.5 mL each), IM, at least 1 month apart

Trumenba(R):
Three doses (0.5 mL each), IM, at 0, 2, and 6 months

Comments:
-It is not known if the vaccines are interchangeable.

Use: To prevent invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Meningitis - Meningococcal

For use in children 10 years and older

Bexsero(R):
Two doses (0.5 mL each), IM, at least 1 month apart

Trumenba(R):
Three doses (0.5 mL each), IM, at 0, 2, and 6 months


Comments:
-It is not known if the vaccines are interchangeable.

Use: To prevent invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 10 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-The deltoid muscle of the upper arm is the preferred injection site.

Storage requirements:
-Refrigerate; protect from light.
-Do not freeze. Discard if the vaccine has been frozen.

Reconstitution/preparation techniques:
-Shake vigorously to ensure a homogenous suspension.
-Do not use if the vaccine cannot be resuspended.

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