March 2018

New Product - Fluzone High-Dose

Fluzone High-Dose (inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine (split virion)) contains 180 microgram haemagglutinin (HA) per 0.5 mL dose in the recommended ratio of 60 microgram HA of each of the three strains recommended for the 2018 influenza season: A/Michigan/45/2015 X-275, A/Singapore/INFIMH-16-0019/2016 NIB-104, and B/Phuket/3073/2013 (Yamagata lineage). Fluzone High-Dose is indicated for active immunisation against influenza disease caused by influenza virus types A and B contained in the vaccine for use in persons 65 years of age and older. Fluzone High-Dose is available as a 0.5 mL single dose, prefilled syringe in packs of 5.

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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