All the Drug Class Drugs
Varicella Zoster Vaccines. Varicella virus live attenuated NLT 2000 PFU. PWDR (+ solv. for inject): 0.5 ml (1 dose).
S.C. in deltoid. 12 mths-12 yrs: 1 dose.
13 yrs and over: 2 doses with interval
of 6 wks (minimum) betw. doses. High
risk pts: additional doses may be reqd.
Not to be admin. intraderm. or
Active immunizat. against varicella in
healthy pts. only from 12 mths of age.
Varicella Zoster Vaccines. Varicella Zoster Virus Vaccines 19,400 PFU/0.65 ml. PRE-FILLED SYR. (PWDR + SOLV. for INJ.):
S.C. a single dose (0.65 ml), prefer.
in the deltoid region. Do not inject
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.