IMPORTANT SAFETY AND ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
What is FluMist Quadrivalent?
FluMist Quadrivalent is a vaccine that is sprayed into the nose to help protect against influenza. It can be used in children,
adolescents, and adults ages 2 through 49. FluMist Quadrivalent is similar to MedImmune's trivalent influenza vaccine, except
FluMist Quadrivalent provides protection against an additional influenza strain. FluMist Quadrivalent may not prevent
influenza in everyone who gets vaccinated.
Who should not get FluMist Quadrivalent?
You should not get FluMist Quadrivalent if you have a severe allergy to eggs, gentamicin, gelatin, or arginine;
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 trivalent FluMist® (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) or 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
Who may not be able to get 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 Tamiflu®, Relenza®, amantadine, or rimantadine.
Your healthcare provider will decide if FluMist Quadrivalent is right for you or your child.
What are the most common side effects of FluMist Quadrivalent?
The most common side effects are runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, and fever over 100°F.
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