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Fiuarix (Influenza Virus Vaccine) Drug Price and Information

Fiuarix 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.

Fiuarix

  Injection
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Influenza Virus Vaccine
 599.00
15ug/30ug/1vial
1Vial
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    Drug Name : Influenza Virus Vaccine

    Influenza Virus Vaccine(Fluzone High Dose) generic Fiuarix 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.
    More Info about Influenza Virus Vaccine

    Trade Names for Influenza Virus Vaccine

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    International : 

    Fluzone High Dose, Aluria, Fluarix, FluMist, Fluvirin,Fluzone
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    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.

    Side effects of Fiuarix

    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.

    How to use Fiuarix?

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

    When Should Fiuarix not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Fiuarix

    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 Fiuarix

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Fiuarix

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



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