Fluarix Tetra 2023 -2024 is Influenza vaccine (seasonal flu & swine flu vaccine) by GSK.
Quadrivalent Influenza vaccine - Contains two A types (H1N1 & H3N2) and two B types (Victoria & Yamagata)
Influenza (Seasonal flu & Swine flu)
Country of Origin:
For children above 6 months of age, for adults and seniors as an annual shot.
Directions for use:
To be administered intramuscularly by a trained healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer.
FAQs about Fluarix tetra vaccination in India
What are the benefits of Fluarix Tetra vaccination?
Fluarix Tetra is indicated for the prevention of seasonal flu and swine flu.
What is the recommended dosing schedule for Fluarix Tetra vaccination?
For children between 6 months to 9 years of age:
Children who have not previously been vaccinated against influenza, two doses should be given at an interval of at least 4 weeks.
Children who have been vaccinated against influenza earlier, a single dose is recommended every year.
For children above 9 years of age, adults and seniors:
A single dose is recommended every year, preferably before the start of flu season.
How is Fluarix Tetra vaccine administered?
Fluarix Tetra is administered as an intramuscular injection in the deltoid region of the arm or anterolateral region of the thigh by a trained healthcare professional. Do not self-inject the vaccine.
Are there any side effects associated with Fluarix Tetra vaccination?
Fluarix Tetra is generally well tolerated. General side-effects include mild pain and redness at injection site which is transient and self resolves within a few days. Serious side effects are very rare.
Are there any contraindications for Fluarix Tetra vaccination?
Fluarix Tetra is contraindicated in cases which have had allergic reaction to any previous dose of the vaccine or to any component of the vaccine.
Is there any specific preparation needed before getting the Fluarix Tetra vaccination?
Fluarix Tetra vaccination can be taken at any time of the day, and there are no specific requirements such as fasting or post-meal administration.
What precautions should be observed after receiving the Fluarix Tetra vaccine?
Fluarix Tetra is generally well tolerated and does not disrupt your daily activities, including food, travel and medication use. However, if you have any concerns or specific health conditions, it's advisable to discuss them with your healthcare provider before vaccination.
Where can I get more information about Fluarix Tetra vaccine in India?
INVC vaccine experts are here to provide you with up-to-date guideline-based information to help you make an informed decision about Fluarix Tetra vaccination. However, if you have any specific health conditions or a unique medical history, we also advise you to consult with your healthcare provider for personalized guidance.
Where can I book an appointment for Fluarix Tetra vaccination in India?
You can schedule an appointment with INVC to receive the Fluarix tetra vaccine at your nearest centre or at the convenience of your home in India.
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