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BEXSERO

(Meningococcal Group B Vaccine)


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Supplied as a 0.5-mL suspension in a glass prefilled syringe
  • The tip caps of the prefilled syringes contain natural rubber latex; the plungers are not made with natural rubber latex

Storage & Handling:

  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen
  • Store refrigerated, at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C)
  • Protect from light
  • Do not use after the expiration date

BOOSTRIX

(Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed)


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in 0.5-mL single-dose vials and disposable prefilled TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2º and 8ºC (36º and 46ºF)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen

ENGERIX-B

[Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant)]


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in single-dose vials and prefilled disposable TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles)
  • Preservative-Free Formulation: 10 mcg/0.5 mL Pediatric/Adolescent Dose and 20 mcg/mL Adult Dose

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2° and 8°C (36° and 46°F)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if product has been frozen
  • Do not dilute to administer

FLUARIX QUADRIVALENT

(Influenza Vaccine)


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Syringe in Package of 10

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2º and 8ºC (36º and 46ºF)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen
  • Store in the original package to protect from light

FLULAVAL QUADRIVALENT

(Influenza Vaccine)


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in 0.5-mL single-dose disposable prefilled TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles) and in 5-mL multi-dose vials containing 10 doses (0.5 mL each)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2º and 8ºC (36º and 46ºF)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen
  • Store in the original package to protect from light
  • Once entered, a multi-dose vial should be discarded after 28 days

HAVRIX

(Hepatitis A Vaccine) Suspension for Intramuscular Injection


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in single-dose vials and prefilled disposable TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles)
  • Preservative-Free Formulation: 720 ELU/0.5 mL and 1440 EL.U./mL

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2° and 8°C (36° and 46°F)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen
  • Do not dilute to administer

HIBERIX

[Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate)]


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in single-dose vials of lyophilized vaccine, accompanied by vials containing 0.85 mL of saline diluent (packaged without syringes or needles)

Storage & Handling:

  • Lyophilized vaccine vials: Store refrigerated between 2° and 8°C (36° and 46°F)
  • Diluent: Store refrigerated or at controlled room temperature between 2° and 25°C (36° and 77°F)
  • Administer within 24 hours of reconstitution
  • After reconstitution, store refrigerated 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F)
  • Discard the reconstituted vaccine if not used within 24 hours

INFANRIX

(Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed) Suspension for Intramuscular Injection


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in 0.5-mL single-dose vials and disposable prefilled TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2° and 8°C (36° and 46°F)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen

KINRIX

(Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed and Inactivated Polioviru Vaccine) Suspension for Intramuscular Injection


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in 0.5-mL single-dose vials and disposable prefilled TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2° and 8°C (36° and 46°F)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen

MENVEO

[Meningococcal (Groups A,C,Y and W-135) Oligosaccharide CRM197 Conjugate Vaccine]


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Five doses (10 vials) per package
    • 5 vials containing MenA lyophilized conjugate component
    • 5 vials containing MenCYW-135 liquid conjugate component

Storage & Handling:

  • Do not freeze
  • Frozen/previously frozen product should not be used
  • Store refrigerated, away from the freezer compartment, at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C)
  • Protect from light
  • Vaccine must be maintained at 36°F to 46°F during transport
  • Do not use after the expiration date
  • The reconstituted vaccine should be used immediately, but may be held at or below 77°F (25°C) for up to 8 hours

PEDIARIX

[Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Hepatitis B (Recombinant) and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine]


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in 0.5-mL single-dose disposable prefilled TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2º and 8ºC (36º and 46ºF)
  • Do not freeze
  • Discard if the vaccine has been frozen

RabAvert

(Rabies Vaccine)


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Single-dose kit includes 1 vial of freeze-dried vaccine containing a single dose; 1 disposable prefilled syringe of Sterile Diluent for reconstitution (1 mL); 1 small needle for injection (25 gauge, 1 inch); and 1 long needle for reconstitution (21 gauge, 1 ½ inch)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F)
  • After reconstitution, use immediately

ROTARIX

(Rotavirus Vaccine, Live, Oral) Oral Suspension


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in single-dose vials of lyophilized vaccine, accompanied by a prefilled oral applicator of liquid diluent (1 mL) with a plunger stopper, and a transfer adapter for reconstitution

Storage & Handling:

  • Lyophilized vaccine in vials: Store refrigerated at 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F)
  • Protect vials from light
  • Diluent in oral applicators: Store refrigerated at 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F) or at a controlled room temperature up to 25°C (77°F)
  • Rotarix should be administered within 24 hours of reconstitution
  • After reconstitution, store refrigerated at 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F) or at a controlled room temperature up to 25°C (77°F)
  • Discard the reconstituted vaccine in biological waste container if not used within 24 hours

SHINGRIX

(Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted)


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Supplied as 2 components: A single-dose vial of lyophilized gE antigen component (brown cap) and a single-dose vial of adjuvant suspension component (blue-green cap) (packaged without syringes or needles)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated at 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F)
  • After reconstitution, administer immediately or store refrigerated at 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F) and use within 6 hours
  • Discard reconstituted vaccine if not used within 6 hours

TWINRIX

[Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B (Recombinant) Vaccine]


How Supplied/Storage & Handling

How Supplied:

  • Available in 1-mL single-dose vials and 1-mL single-dose prefilled disposable TIP-LOK syringes (packaged without needles) (Preservative-Free Formulation)

Storage & Handling:

  • Store refrigerated between 2° and 8°C (36° and 46°F)
  • Do not freeze; discard if product has been frozen

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October 2-6, 2019 | Washington DC

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