February 2015

New Product - Fluarix Tetra

Fluarix Tetra (quadrivalent influenza vaccine) is an inactivated and purified split influenza vaccine. The antigen composition and strains for the 2015 influenza season corresponds to the following types: A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)-like virus, A/Switzerland/9715293/2013 (H3N2)-like virus, B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus and B/Brisbane/60/2008-like virus. Fluarix Tetra is indicated for active immunisation of adults and children from 3 years of age for the prevention of influenza disease caused by the influenza virus types A and B contained in the vaccine. Fluarix Tetra should not be administered to individuals with known hypersensitivity after previous administration of Fluarix Tetra or influenza vaccines. Fluarix Tetra is available as 0.5 mL prefilled syringes in packs of 1’s and 10’s.

This list is a summary of only some of the changes that have occurred over the last month. Before prescribing, always refer to the full product information.

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