H1N1 Vaccine

Novartis

Type:

inactivated virus

Preservative:

possibly thimerosol, egg

Pregnancy risk:

not known

Breast feeding risk:

not known

Recommended for;

All travelers

Contraindications:

Allergy to previous dose

Allergy to egg protein

Current moderate-severe illness

Side-effects:

Pain at injection site
Mild flu like symptoms

Dosing:

Amount: 0.5 ml (cc)
Route: intramuscular
Number of doses: one
Schedule: one dose

Timing:

2 weeks before trip

Can be given with other vaccines and antibiotics

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