Vaccine Info

Afluria Influenza Vaccine

Description

Afluria Quadrivalent is an inactivated influenza vaccine.

Indication

Afluria is indicated in people 5 years of age and older, for active immunization against influenza disease caused by influenza A subtype viruses and type B viruses contained in the vaccine.

Dosage

Afluria  is a suspension for intramuscular injection supplied in two presentations:

  • 0.5 mL pre-filled syringe (single dose) (3, 11)
  • 5 mL multi-dose vial (ten 0.5 mL doses

Afluria Quadrivalent is contraindicated in individuals with known severe allergic reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of the vaccine including egg protein, or to a previous dose of any influenza vaccine.

 

Updated
July 14th, 2019