FLUMIST QUADRIVALENTWHO CAN GET FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT

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Who can FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT help protect?

FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT can help protect eligible children and adults 2-49 years of age.

Little girl 2-5 years old receiving FluMist Quadrivalent nasal spray flu vaccine.

2-5 yrs old

Little boy 6-9 years old receiving FluMist Quadrivalent nasal spray flu vaccine.

6-9 yrs old

Teen boy 10-17 years old receiving FluMist Quadrivalent nasal spray flu vaccine.

10-17 yrs old

Man 18-49 years old receiving FluMist Quadrivalent nasal spray flu vaccine.

18-49 yrs old

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT as one of the options for flu vaccination.

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

Who MAY NOT be able to get FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT?

Tell your doctor if you or your child:

  • Are currently wheezing
  • Have a history of wheezing if under 5 years old
  • Have had Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Have a weakened immune system or live with someone who has a severely weakened immune system
  • Have problems with their heart, kidneys, or lungs, or have diabetes
  • Are pregnant or nursing
  • Are taking Tamiflu®, Relenza®, amantadine, or rimantadine

Please talk to your doctor if you are not sure if the items listed above apply to you or your child:

  • Children under 2 years old have an increased risk of wheezing (difficulty with breathing) after getting FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT
  • FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT may not prevent influenza in everyone who gets vaccinated

If you or your child cannot take FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT, you may still be able to get an influenza shot. Talk to your doctor about this.

Dad and his daughter nose to nose also with spray bottle icon.

DAD NOSE BEST TOO!

When it comes to flu prevention, ask about the vaccine that starts working where flu typically enters the body—the nose.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

  • You should not get FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT if you have a severe allergy to eggs or to any inactive ingredient in the vaccine; have ever had a life-threatening reaction to influenza vaccinations; or are 2 through 17 years old and take aspirin or medicines containing aspirin—children or adolescents should not be given aspirin for 4 weeks after getting FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT unless your healthcare provider tells you otherwise
  • Children under 2 years old have an increased risk of wheezing (difficulty with breathing) after getting FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT
  • Tell your healthcare provider if you or your child are currently wheezing; have a history of wheezing if under 5 years old; have had Guillain-Barré syndrome; have a weakened immune system or live with someone who has a severely weakened immune system; have problems with your heart, kidneys, or lungs; have diabetes; are pregnant or nursing; or are taking a medication used to treat influenza like Tamiflu®*, Relenza®*, amantadine, or rimantadine
  • The most common side effects are runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, and fever over 100°F

FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT is a vaccine that is sprayed into the nose to help protect against influenza. It can be used in people 2 through 49 years old. FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT may not prevent influenza in everyone who gets vaccinated.

Please see accompanying full Prescribing Information, including Patient Information.

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