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Influenza A H1N1 Monovalent Vaccine

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Influenza A H1N1 Monovalent Vaccine

PATIENT INFORMATION

  • Inform vaccine recipients or guardians that Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine contains killed viruses and cannot cause influenza.
  • Inform vaccine recipients or guardians that there are two influenza vaccine formulations for this influenza season, the monovalent vaccine against influenza disease caused by pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus and seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine.
  • Instruct vaccine recipients or guardians to report any severe or unusual adverse reactions to their health care provider.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/5/2009
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