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Influenza A H1N1 Monovalent Vaccine

"The 2009 swine flu virus (otherwise known as H1N1 influenza) is caused by an H1N1 influenza A virus. H1N1 influenza viruses are the normal cause of influenza in humans and may also infect other animals, including pigs. This particular var"...

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Influenza A H1N1 Monovalent Vaccine

PATIENT INFORMATION

  • Inform the patient that Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine is an inactivated vaccine that cannot cause influenza but stimulates the immune system to produce antibodies that protect against influenza. The full effect of the vaccine is generally achieved approximately 3 weeks after vaccination.
  • Instruct the patient to report any severe or unusual adverse reactions to their healthcare provider.
  • Inform vaccine recipients that there are two influenza vaccine formulations for this influenza season, the monovalent vaccine against influenza disease caused by pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus and seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/30/2015
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