What does fluzone Quad cover?
Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent: For active immunization for the prevention of influenza disease caused by influenza virus subtypes A and type B viruses contained in the vaccine.
What is the difference between fluzone quad and Flublok quad?
Flublok is different from the other two flu vaccines because it’s egg-free. Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent and Fluzone Quadrivalent are both made using eggs. So people who are allergic to eggs should avoid receiving Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent and Fluzone Quadrivalent.
How do you administer Fluzone HD?
Fluzone High-Dose should be administered as a single 0.5 mL injection by the intramuscular route in adults 65 years of age and older.
Is Fluzone IM or SQ?
Influenza virus vaccine should not be given via intravenous administration or subcutaneous administration, it is for intramuscular (IM) administration only, with the exception of the intradermal Fluzone products. All other formulations should not be given by intradermal administration.
Is Fluzone the same as quadrivalent?
What is the difference between Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent and Fluzone Quadrivalent? Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent contains four times the antigen, the part of the vaccine that helps your body build up protection against flu viruses, than Fluzone Quadrivalent and other standard-dose inactivated flu vaccines.
How effective is Fluzone quadrivalent?
FLUZONE® HIGH-DOSE QUADRIVALENT INFLUENZA VACCINE is specifically formulated for people 65+. It’s proven to be 24% more effective than standard-dose Fluzone in preventing the flu.
What happens if you get 2 flu shots by mistake?
Do not worry if you get two flu shots in one flu season. In fact, kids under 9 years old getting the flu shot for the first time get two flu shots that first flu season. For an adult, two flu shots are not necessary, but also not dangerous. Next flu season still get your regular flu shot.
Do babies get 2 flu shots?
Some children 6 months to 8 years old require two doses of flu vaccine. Children in this age group getting vaccinated for the first time, and those who have only previously received one dose of vaccine, should get two doses of vaccine this season.
Does fluzone Quad contain egg?
Recombinant vaccine (Flublok Quadrivalent) and cell-based vaccine (Flucelvax Quadrivalent) are the only vaccines currently available that are completely egg free.