Category: Vaccines

FluGuard® vaccine, a quadrivalent recombinant vaccine that stimulates immune system against diseases caused by influenza type A virus (subtype H1N1 and H3N2) and influenza type B virus (lineage Victoria and Yamagata) for adults 18 years of age and older.

General Information

Important information about FluGuard® administration:

• FluGuard® is indicated for persons 18 years of age and older.

• FluGuard® is injected as a single dose of 0.5 mL dose and intramuscularly (deltoid muscle).

• This vaccine should not be mixed in the same syringe with any other vaccine and intravenous injection should be avoided.

• Before inserting the needle into the pre-filled FluGuard® syringe, invert it gently and then insert the needle.

• For all parenteral drug products, inspecting drug from visual aspects such as existing foreign particles and discoloration is essential. In the presence of any of the above (presence of external particles or discoloration) the vaccine injection is prohibited.

More About FluGuard®

Like any other vaccine, this vaccine may not cause immunization in all individuals.

• If you have a short period of illness with fever, its preferred not to get vaccine until elimination of the fever.

• If you have problems with blood clotting and are easily bruised, inform your doctor.

• If you have a history of malaise and lethargy before or after injecting any medicine, inform your doctor or a pharmacist.

• Proteins exist in this vaccine, are not be able to cause immunogenicity.

• This vaccine does not stimulate immune system against other respiratory infections.

Each dose contains 0.5 mL (45 micrograms from each serotype of influenza virus):

• A/Wisconsin/588/2019 (H1N1)

• A/Cambodia/e0826360/2020 (H3N2)

• B/Washington/02/2019 (B-Victoria)

• B/Phuket/3073/2013 (B-Yamagata)

Excipients: Sodium chloride (4.4 mg), sodium dihydrogen phosphate (0.23 mg), disodium dihydrogen phosphate (1.6 mg), and polysorbate 20 (27.5 µg).

FluGuard® does not contain any protein of egg origin, antibiotic, or preservative ingredients.

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