Recommended Topic Related To:

Flulaval

"Sept. 15, 2011 -- Being younger than 5 years old is a risk factor for severe flu, a CDC analysis of last season's child flu deaths suggests.

There were 115 confirmed child flu deaths from Sept. 1, 2010, through Aug. 31, 2011. The numb"...

Flulaval

Flulaval

PATIENT INFORMATION

Provide the following information to the vaccine recipient or guardian:

  • Inform of the potential benefits and risks of immunization with FLULAVAL.
  • Educate regarding potential side effects, emphasizing that: (1) FLULAVAL contains noninfectious killed viruses and cannot cause influenza, and (2) FLULAVAL is intended to provide protection against illness due to influenza viruses only, and cannot provide protection against all respiratory illness.
  • Instruct to report any adverse events to their healthcare provider.
  • Inform that safety and efficacy have not been established in pregnant women. Register women who receive FLULAVAL while pregnant in the pregnancy registry by calling 1-888452- 9622.
  • Give the Vaccine Information Statements, which are required by the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 prior to immunization. These materials are available free of charge at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website (www.cdc.gov/vaccines).
  • Instruct that annual revaccination is recommended.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/25/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

A A A

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


Living Better

Find the secrets to longer life.

advertisement
advertisement
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations