FluMist and FluMist Quadrivalent are similar except for the addition of one additional virus strain to Flumist Quadrivalent. FluMist is a trivalent vaccine because it has three flu virus strains (two type A viruses and one B type) and FluMist Quadrivalent has four virus strains (two A-type and two B types).
- runny nose,
- nasal congestion,
- sore throat,
- muscle aches,
- tiredness or weakness,
- chills, and
Other important side effects includes:
What is the dosage for influenza nasal vaccine?
- Children 2 to 8 years of age who have not previously received FluMist should be given 2 doses of 0.2 ml at least one month apart.
- Children 2 to 8 years of age, who previously received FluMist and adults 9 to 49 years of age, should be given 1 dose (0.2 ml) of FluMist each season.
- FluMist is administered by inhaling through the nose while standing or sitting in an upright position. FluMist is not administered by injection.
Which drugs or supplements interact with influenza nasal vaccine?
What preparations of influenza nasal vaccine are available?
How should I keep the influenza nasal vaccine stored?