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Influenza A H1N1 Intranasal Vaccine

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Influenza A H1N1 Intranasal Vaccine

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine Live, Intranasal 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

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine Live, Intranasal 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: 11/5/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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