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Drug information on Agripal (Influenza Virus Vaccine) from Chiron Panacea Vaccines Pvt.Ltd.


Chiron Panacea Vaccines Pvt.Ltd.
Generic : Influenza Virus Vaccine
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Drug Name : Influenza Virus Vaccine

Influenza Virus Vaccine(Fluzone High Dose) generic Agripal is an immunization agent, prescribed for children aged 6 months and older against influenza caused by influenza virus. It stimulates the body to produce antibodies.
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Other Trade Names for Influenza Virus Vaccine

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Fluzone High Dose, Aluria, Fluarix, FluMist, Fluvirin,Fluzone
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Side effects of Agripal

  Local: Tenderness, pain, redness and swelling.

  Most common : Headache, uneasiness, nausea, vomiting, fever and muscle pain.

  Respiratory: Cough, runny nose, throat pain, wheezing and shortness of breath.

  Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, loss of appetite and sore throat.

  Skin: Itching, hives and rash.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Children: 6 months through 35 months of age - The first time last season with only one dose, should receive two 0.25 mL doses: one on day 1 followed by another approximately 4 weeks later.
36 months through 8 years of age- The first time last season with only one dose, should receive two 0.5 mL doses: one on day 1 followed by another approximately 4 weeks later.
9 years of age and older should receive a single 0.5 mL intramuscular dose.1 Adults-It should be administered as a single 0.5 mL intramuscular injection.

How to use Agripal?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.

When is Agripal not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Agripal

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma or other breathing problems, nervous system disorder, blood disorder (e.g., hemophilia, low blood platelet levels), cancer, poor immunity, receiving any treatment for cancer, fever, respiratory tract infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It should not be used in children with severe respiratory problems.

Other Precautions for Agripal

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Agripal

Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C), do not freeze it.

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