This web site is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC
This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.
Drug Names(s): Fluzone ID, Flu ID, Preservative-free: Pediatric Dose, Influenza Virus Vaccine
Description: Fluzone is a sterile suspension prepared from influenza viruses propagated in embryonated chicken eggs, and is indicated for active immunization against influenza disease caused by influenza virus types A and B contained in thevaccine in subjects from 6 months of age and older. The original formulation for adults (Influenza Virus Vaccine Trivalent Types A and B, Zonal Purified, Subvirion) may have been approved by the FDA as early as the 1940's (actual date is uncertain). The intradermal form uses a very fine needle and is intended to take advantage of the greater number of immune cells in the dermis. Neither form of the vaccine is adjuvanted.
Additional information available to subscribers only: