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Swine Flu Pandemic: The Vaccine Pandemrix "Summary of Product Characteristics"

August 26 2009 at 12:56 PM
Bird flu=H5N1, Swine flu=H1N1 

"...1. NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT

Pandemrix suspension and emulsion for emulsion for injection.

Pandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1) (split virion, inactivated, adjuvanted)

2. QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION

After mixing, 1 dose (0.5 ml) contains:

Split influenza virus, inactivated, containing antigen* equivalent to:

A/VietNam/1194/2004 (H5N1) like strain used (NIBRG-14) 3.75 micrograms**

* propagated in eggs

** haemagglutinin

This vaccine complies with the WHO recommendation and EU decision for the pandemic.

AS03 adjuvant composed of squalene (10.69 milligrams), DL-รก-tocopherol (11.86 milligrams) and polysorbate 80 (4.86 milligrams)

The suspension and emulsion vials once mixed form a multidose container. See section 6.5 for the

number of doses per vial.

Excipients: It contains 5 micrograms thiomersal..."

http://www.emea.europa.eu/humandocs/PDFs/EPAR/pandemrix/emea-combined-h832en.pdf


 
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  9. Panderix June 2007 and Pandemrix Aug 2009 both use Vietnam strain - Anonymous on Aug 26, 2009, 3:21 PM
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