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FluMist is contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity, especially anaphylactic reactions, to eggs, egg proteins, gentamicin, gelatin, or arginine, or with life-threatening reactions to previous influenza vaccinations.
Concomitant Pediatric and Adolescent Aspirin Therapy and Reye's Syndrome
FluMist is contraindicated in children and adolescents (2-17 years of age) receiving aspirin therapy or aspirin-containing therapy because of the association of Reye's syndrome with aspirin and wild-type influenza infection.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/10/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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