"Flu viruses are constantly changing so it's not unusual for new flu virus strains to appear each year. For more information about how flu viruses change, visit How the Flu Virus Can Change www.cdc.gov/flu/about/viruses/change.htm.
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Some products that may interact with this drug include: "blood thinners" (such as warfarin, heparin), corticosteroids (such as hydrocortisone, prednisone), cancer chemotherapy, immunosuppressants (such as cyclosporine, efalizumab, tacrolimus).
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Vaccination may be given to anyone wishing to reduce the chance of getting the flu. For optimal protection, the vaccine must be repeated each year since it may contain different strains than previous years.
MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.
STORAGE: Not applicable. This vaccine is given in a doctor's office or clinic and will not be stored at home.
Information last revised October 2011. Copyright(c) 2011 First Databank, Inc.
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