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FluQuadri Vaccine


Available on Clinic

Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Split Virion 2020- 2021


FluQuadri Vaccine helps protect you from influenza (flu). It works by exposing you to a small dose of the flu virus which helps your body to develop immunity against the disease. Vaccination will not treat an existing flu virus infection.

Influenza (flu) is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system (nose, throat, and lungs). For most people, it gets better on its own. However, for people who are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill such as elderly, young children, pregnant women, people with chronic long-term conditions (such as asthma, heart disease, and diabetes), people with weakened immune systems and residents of a nursing home should have the influenza vaccine (by injection) to provide protection.

Because the flu virus changes quickly and new strains appear regularly, a new vaccination is needed every year (even though you may have antibodies to a previous version). It is never 100% effective and some strains will be immune, but it is still your best defense against influenza and will reduce the seriousness of the illness if you get it. Influenza can be a serious illness and kills a large number of people every year. So, you should ask about this vaccine if you feel you are vulnerable.

Side Effects of FluQuadri Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of FluQuadri

Headache

Weakness

Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to Use Fluquadri Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

Alcohol (Consult Your Doctor)

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with FluQuadri Vaccine. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy (Safe If Prescribed)

FluQuadri Vaccine is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.

Breastfeeding (Consult Your Doctor)

Information regarding the use of FluQuadri Vaccine during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving (Safe)

FluQuadri Vaccine does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney (Consult Your Doctor)

There is limited information available on the use of FluQuadri Vaccine in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver (Consult Your Doctor)

There is limited information available on the use of FluQuadri Vaccine in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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