Sunderland Joint Formulary
NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

 
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14 Immunological products and vaccines

Patient group directions for the administration of vaccines in primary care can be found online here: http://medicines.necsu.nhs.uk/resources/patient-group-directions

Patient group directions for the administration of vaccines in CHS can be found online here: http://chsintranet/2012/06/20/patient-group-directions-pgds/

14-04 Varicella-zoster vaccine

Varicella-Zoster vaccine (VZ)
Formulary

Varicella-zoster virus Oka strain (live, attenuated)
Vial with solvent in a pre-filled syringe 0.5 mL strain) (Varilrix®)
May contain traces of neomycin


Varicella virus Oka/Merck strain (live, attenuated)
Vial with solvent in a pre-filled syringe 0.5 mL (VARIVAX®)
May contain traces of gelatin and neomycin


For adult shingles vaccination programme


Varicella-zoster virus Oka/Merck strain (live, attenuated)
Vial with solvent in a pre-filled syringe 0.65 mL (Zostavax®)
May contain traces of gelatin and neomycin


View adult BNF  View SPC online