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H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccines (cont.)

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What are the side effects of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine (live, intranasal spray)?

Side effects of intranasal vaccine can include runny nose, headache, wheezing, vomiting, muscle aches, fever, headache, sore throat, and cough.

Who should receive more than one dose of the vaccine influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine (live, intranasal spray)?

Individuals 2-9 years of age require 2 doses while individuals 10 years and older require one dose of intranasal H1N1 vaccine.



References:

CDC Questions & Answers: 2009 H1N1 Nasal Spray Vaccine

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Limited), Prescribing Information

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.), Prescribing Information

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (CSL Limited), Prescribing Information


Last Editorial Review: 11/10/2009 12:00:12 PM



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