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  • Varicella Zoster Virus Vaccines
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    Zostavax

    Varicella Zoster Vaccines. Varicella Zoster Virus Vaccines 19,400 PFU/0.65 ml.
    PRE-FILLED SYR. (PWDR + SOLV. for INJ.):
    0.65 ml.
    S.C. a single dose (0.65 ml), prefer.
    in the deltoid region. Do not inject
    intravascularly.
    Prevention of herpes zoster (shingles) in
    pts. 50 yrs of age and older.
    C/I: Hypersens. to the product, to any of
    the excip. (e.g., neomycin);
    Primary/ acquired immunodef. states;
    Immunosuppress. ther. (incl. high-dose
    corticoster.), however, it is not C/I for use
    in pts. who are receiv. topical/inhaled
    corticoster. or low-dose syst. corticoster.
    or in pts. who are receiv. corticosteroids
    as replacem. ther. Active untreated tuberculosis; Pregn.
    and should be avoided for 1 mnth foll.
    vaccine.

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