Varicella Vaccines

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Varicella Vaccines by Brand

Varilrix® Varicella vaccine, live attenuated
Manufacturer GlaxoSmithkline
Microorganism Varicella
Licensed 10/22/1984
Recommendations Single dose age 1-12, two doses 13-adult.
Ingredients Human Diploid cells: MRC5 proteins, Sorbitol, Lactose, Mannitol, Amino acids, Virus: Varicella (chickenpox), Human albumin, Neomycin sulphate, Polyalcohols
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Zostavax® Zoster Vaccine Live, (VZV) live, attenuated vaccine
Manufacturer Merck & Co.
Microorganism Herpes (varicella) zoster virus, Oka/Merck strain
Licensed 05/19/2006
Recommendations Single dose, over 60 years of age.
Ingredients Gelatin, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), Human Diploid cells: MRC5 proteins, Neomycin, Sucrose, Sodium chloride, Sodium phosphate-dibasic dodecahydrate, Bovine (cow) serum, Potassium phosphate, Potassium chloride
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ProQuad® Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella Virus Vaccine Live, MMRV
Manufacturer Merck & Co.
Microorganism Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella
Licensed 02/27/2007 – suspended production 03.22.2007
Recommendations Indicated for use in children 12 months to 12 years of age. You must wait at least 1 month between getting a regular MMR vaccine and ProQuad. ProQuad may be given at the same time as the Hib and HepB vaccines. ProQuad may be used as the first dose of MMR and Varivax. ProQuad may be used as the second dose of MMR, if the child also needs a chicken pox shot.
Ingredients Gelatin, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), Human Diploid cells: MRC5 proteins, Neomycin, Sorbitol, Sodium bicarbonate, Sucrose, Sodium chloride, Sodium phosphate-dibasic dodecahydrate, Bovine (cow) serum, Potassium phosphate, Virus: Measles, Virus: Mumps, Virus: Rubella, Human diploid cells (WI-38), Chick embryo cells, Potassium chloride, Virus: Varicella (chickenpox), Human albumin
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