Influenza Vaccine

Pediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Afluria (Seqirus); Agrippal (Chiron); Begrivac; Comvax (Merck); Fluad (Novartis); Fluarix (GSK); FluMist (Medimmune, Wyeth); Flurix (GSK); Fluviral (Shire); Fluzone; Imovax; Inflexal V (Berna Biotech); Influsome; Invivac (Solvay); Vaxigrip (Sanofi-Aventis)
  • INDICATIONS: Influenza prevention
  • CLASS: Vaccine
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Aminophylline, Carbamazepine, Cyclosporine, Mercaptopurine, Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Prednisone, Vincristine, Warfarin

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Inactivated influenza vaccine should not be given to persons with anaphylactic hypersensitivity to eggs or other components of the vaccine. For current data on influenza in the USA consult the Centers for Disease Control and Protection website (www.cdc.gov/flu).

Our database has 67 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
MUCOSAL
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
RESPIRATORY
HEMATOLOGIC
OCULAR
LOCAL
OTHER


Page last updated 09/11/2017

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric