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Diseases & Vaccines

Vaccine Helps protect against
AVAXIM® Hepatitis A
COVAXIS® / TRIAXIS® Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis
GARDASIL® Human Papillomavirus diseases
HBVAXPRO® Hepatitis B
HEXYON® Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib)
IMOVAX® POLIO Poliomyelitis
IMOVAX® Rabies Rabies
INTANZA® Influenza
M-M-RVAXPRO® Measles, Mumps, Rubella
PEDIACEL® Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Poliomyelitis and Haemophilus type b diseases
PENTAVAC® Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Poliomyelitis and Haemophilus type b diseases
PNEUMO 23® Pneumococcal diseases
PNEUMOVAX® Pneumococcal diseases
REPEVAX® Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Poliomyelitis
REVAXIS® Diphtheria, Tetanus and Poliomyelitis
ROTATEQ® Rotavirus Gastroenteritis
STAMARIL® Yellow Fever
TETRAVAC® Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Poliomyelitis
TYPHIM VI® Typhoid Fever
VAQTA® Hepatitis A
VARIVAX® Varicella (Chicken Pox)
VAXIGRIP® / MUTAGRIP® Influenza
VERORAB® Rabies
VIATIM® Hepatitis A and Typhoid Fever
ZOSTAVAX® Shingles and Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

Human Papillomavirus vaccine

GARDASIL®

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine  [Types 6, 11, 16, 18] (Recombinant, adsorbed)

GARDASIL® helps prevent diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16 and 18. These diseases include cancers of the cervix and anus, genital precancerous lesions and genital warts. It is used in young people from the age of nine years.

GARDASIL® Product Information from EMA

Shingles vaccine

ZOSTAVAX®

Shingles (herpes zoster) vaccine (live)

Zostavax is used to vaccinate people aged 50 years or older, to prevent herpes zoster (also known as zoster or shingles) and the long-lasting nerve pain that may follow the disease (post-herpetic neuralgia).

ZOSTAVAX® Product Information from EMA

Influenza vaccines

INTANZA®

Influenza vaccine (split virion, inactivated)

INTANZA® helps to protect against the seasonal flu. It contains three different strains of virus that have been inactivated.  Adults up to the age of 59 years receive the lower strength and people aged 60 years and over receive the higher strength.

INTANZA® Product Information from EMA

VAXIGRIP® / MUTAGRIP®

Influenza vaccine (split virion, inactivated)

MUTAGRIP® and VAXIGRIP®  helps to protect against the seasonal flu, particularly for people who run a high risk of flu complications.

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide vaccine

PNEUMOVAX®

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

PNEUMOVAX® helps prevent severe infections caused by bacteria called pneumococci. Pneumococci can cause infections of the lungs (especially pneumonia), of the coverings over the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and in the blood (bacteraemia or septicaemia). PNEUMOVAX® can be administered from 2 years of age.

PNEUMO 23®

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

PNEUMO 23® helps prevent severe infections caused by bacteria called pneumococci. Pneumococci can cause infections of the lungs (especially pneumonia), of the coverings over the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and in the blood (bacteraemia or septicaemia). PNEUMO 23® can be administered from 2 years of age.

 

Rotavirus vaccine

ROTATEQ®

Rotavirus vaccine, live

ROTATEQ® is an oral vaccine that helps protect infants and young children against gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) caused by rotavirus infection. The vaccine contains five types of live rotarivus strains.

ROTATEQ Product Information from EMA

Hepatitis A vaccines

VAQTA®

Hepatitis A Vaccine, Purified Inactivated

VAQTA® helps prevent diseases caused by the hepatitis A virus that attacks the liver. It  can be caught from food or drink containing the virus. The vaccine is available in a high strength for adults 18 years of age and older and at a lower strength for children aged 12 months old up to 17 years old.

AVAXIM®

Hepatitis A vaccine (inactivated, adsorbed)

AVAXIM® helps to prevent diseases caused by the hepatitis A virus. Hepatitis A infection is due to a virus that attacks the liver. It may be caught from food or drink containing the virus. It is used for adults 16 years of age and older.

Hepatitis A and Typhoid Polysaccharide vaccine

VIATIM®

Hepatitis A (inactivated, adsorbed) and Typhoid polysaccharide vaccine

VIATIM® vaccine helps to protect against both typhoid fever and hepatitis A. Typhoid fever is an infectious disease that may be caught from food and drink containing the typhoid bacteria, Salmonella enterica, subtype typhi. Hepatitis A infection is caused by a virus that attacks the liver, and can be caught from food or drink containing the virus. It is used for adults 16 years of age and older.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine

M-M-RVAXPRO®

Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (live)

M-M-RVAXPRO® helps to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. It is used for individuals 12 months of age or older, or for infants from 9 to 12 months of age under special circumstances. M-M-RVAXPRO® can also be used in measles outbreaks, or for post-exposure vaccination, or for use in previously unvaccinated persons older than 9 months who are in contact with susceptible pregnant women, and persons likely to be susceptible to mumps and rubella.

M-M-RVAXPRO® Product Information from EMA

 

Hepatitis B vaccine

HBVAXPRO®

Hepatitis B vaccine (rDNA)

HBVAXPRO® helps prevent hepatitis B virus infection. HBVAXPRO comes in three strengths. The lowest strength HBVAXPRO 5  can be given in infants and up to 15 years of age. The medium strength HBVAXPRO 10 can be given to people 16 years of age or older. HBVAXPRO 40 is intended for predialysis and dialysis adult patients.

HBVAXPRO® Product Information from EMA

 

Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccine

VARIVAX®

Varicella Vaccine (live)

VARIVAX® is a vaccine to help protect adults and children against varicella, commonly known as chicken pox. VARIVAX can be administered to persons 12 months of age or older.

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Poliomyelitis vaccine

REVAXIS®

Diphtheria, tetanus and poliomyelitis (inactivated) vaccine (adsorbed, reduced antigen(s) content)

REVAXIS helps boost protection against diphtheria, tetanus and poliomyelitis (polio). The booster vaccination is for children from the age of 6 years and for the teenagers and adults who have received this vaccine or a similar vaccine in the past.

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis vaccine

COVAXiS® / TRIAXIS®

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (acellular component) Vaccine (adsorbed, reduced antigen(s) content)

Covaxis® (also licensed as Triaxis®) is a vaccine used to boost protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. It can be administered as a booster dose in children from 4 years of age, adolescents, and adults.

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Poliomyelitis vaccines

REPEVAX®

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (acellular, component) and Poliomyelitis (inactivated) Vaccine (adsorbed, reduced antigen(s) content)

REPEVAX is a vaccine used to boost protection against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio) in anyone from the age of 3 years who have received this vaccination or a similar vaccine in the past.

TETRAVAC®

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (acellular, component) and poliomyelitis (inactivated) vaccine, adsorbed

TETRAVAC is a vaccine that helps to protect children against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio). It is given as a primary series vaccination in babies and as a booster vaccination in children who received this vaccine or a similar vaccine in the past.

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Poliomyelitis and Haemophilus type b conjugate vaccines

PEDIACEL®

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (acellular, component), poliomyelitis (inactivated) and Haemophilus type b conjugate vaccine (adsorbed)

PEDIACEL helps to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis (polio) and serious diseases caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). PEDIACEL is given as a primary or booster vaccination to children between the ages of 6 weeks and 4 years old.

PENTAVAC®

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (acellular, component), poliomyelitis (inactivated) and Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (adsorbed)

PENTAVAC helps to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis (polio) and serious diseases caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infections. It is given as a series vaccination in babies and as a booster vaccination in children who received this vaccine or a similar vaccine in the past.

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) vaccine

HEXYON®

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (acellular, component), hepatitis B (rDNA), poliomyelitis (inactivated) and Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (adsorbed)

HEXYON® helps to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis (polio), hepatitis b and invasive diseases caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). It is given as a primary and booster vaccination of infants and toddlers from six weeks to 24 months of age.

Hexyon Product Information from EMA

Yellow Fever vaccine

STAMARIL®

Yellow fever vaccine (Live)

STAMARIL helps to prevent yellow fever. Yellow fever is a disease spread through the bites of mosquitoes infected by the virus. Stamaril is primarily given to people who are travelling to, passing through or living in an area where yellow fever occurs frequently.

Poliomyelitis inactivated vaccine

IMOVAX® POLIO

Poliomyelitis Vaccine (Inactivated)

Imovax Polio is a vaccine that protects against polio.  Polio Virus is a neurological disease that damages nerves, potentially leading to permanently weakened muscles or paralysis. Polio can be contracted from drinking water or eating food containing the polio virus, and can be spread from person to person. Imovax Polio can be used in adults and children from the age of 2 months.

 

Typhoid polysaccharide vaccine

Typhim Vi®

Typhoid polysaccharide vaccine

Typhim Vi helps prevent typhoid fever. Typhoid fever is an infectious disease that may be caught from food and drink containing the bacteria (Salmonella enterica, subtype typhi) that cause the illness. The vaccine is used in adults and children over 2 years of age.

Rabies vaccines

VERORAB®

Verorab helps prevent rabies infection.  Rabies is a serious and almost always fatal disease caused by a virus present in animals, and can be caught when bitten by an infected animal. The vaccine can be administered pre- and post-exposure, and can be used for all age groups.

IMOVAX® Rabies

Imovax Rabies helps prevent rabies infection.  Rabies is a serious and almost always fatal disease caused by a virus present in animals, and can be caught when bitten by an infected animal. The vaccine can be administered pre- and post-exposure, and can be used for all age groups.

Meningococcal A + C polysaccharide vaccine

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