See if you and your family are eligible for FluMist Quadrivalent

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that FluMist Quadrivalent not be used for the 2016-17 influenza season. We encourage patients and caregivers to have conversations with their healthcare providers about this year’s ACIP recommendation as part of discussions around influenza vaccination.

Is FluMist Quadrivalent right for me?

  • If you are between the ages of 2 and 49, you may be eligible to receive FluMist Quadrivalent. Your doctor or retail pharmacist will decide if FluMist Quadrivalent is right for you or your eligible family members. FluMist Quadrivalent may not protect everyone who gets it.
  • Who should NOT get FluMist Quadrivalent?

    • People who have a severe allergy to eggs or other vaccine ingredients
    • Anyone who has had life-threatening reactions to flu vaccines
    • Children or teens taking aspirin or products containing aspirin
    • Children under 2 years of age because there is a chance they may wheeze after getting FluMist Quadrivalent

    Who MAY NOT be able to get FluMist Quadrivalent?

    • People who are currently wheezing
    • Children 2 to 5 years of age with a history of wheezing
    • People who have had Guillain-Barré syndrome
    • People who are in close contact with someone with a severely weakened immune system
    • People with a weakened immune system or those who have problems with their heart, kidneys, or lungs, or have diabetes
    • People taking Tamiflu®, Relenza®, amantadine, or rimantadine
    • Pregnant or nursing women

    2-5 years old


    6-9 years old


    10-17 years old


    18-49 years old

    Talk to your doctor or pharmacist

    Ask your doctor or retail pharmacist if FluMist Quadrivalent is right for you and your eligible family members.