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Active ingredients: influenza trivalent vaccine 2018
What it is used for
Fluzone High-Dose is indicated for active immunisation against influenza disease caused by influenza virus types A and B contained in the vaccine for use in persons 65 years of age and older.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 9 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear and slightly opalescent in colour
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient influenza trivalent vaccine 2018
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Immunisation Coalition | Influenza-65 years and over - Immunisation Coalition
Influenza can cause serious complications and hospitalisation for people 65 years and older. Because of this free influenza vaccine is available to people 65 years and older.
Read more on Immunisation Coalition website