BOOSTRIX

BOOSTRIX

(boos′trĭks)
Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine, adsorbed.
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M2 PHARMA-July 11, 2011-FDA greenlights GlaxoSmithKline's BOOSTRIX for use in seniors(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
11 July 2011 - UK-based GlaxoSmithKline (LON: GSK) said on Friday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BOOSTRIX [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] for use in adults 65 years of age and older for active booster immunisation against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough).
This approval makes BOOSTRIX the first Tdap vaccine approved for use in this age group, the company said.
The approval of BOOSTRIX for use in adults 65 years of age and older was based on two clinical studies in which more than 1,100 US subjects received BOOSTRIX.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 11, 2011-GlaxoSmithKline plc awarded FDA approval for BOOSTRIX for whooping cough treatment in adults 65 years and older(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) stated on Friday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its BOOSTRIX for use in adults 65 years of age and older for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough), one of the most commonly occurring vaccine-preventable respiratory diseases in the US.
This approval makes BOOSTRIX [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] the first Tdap vaccine approved for use in this age group, added the company.
Following the grant of approval for this expanded indication, BOOSTRIX is now approved for use as a single dose in individuals ten years of age and older, which is the broadest age range for any Tdap vaccine, in vials and 2 types of prefilled syringes.
Asi Ticari Adi Koruyucu Bakteri asilari DTaP Infanrix[R] 2-Fenoksietanol DAPTACEL[TM] -- Tripedia[R] -- Tdap ADACEL[TM] -- BOOSTRIX -- Td (eriskin) DECAVAC[R] -- Virus Asilari Hepatit A Havrix[R] 2-Fenoksietanol VAOTA[R] -- Influenza Fluarix[TM] Timerosal Fluvirin[R] -- (fek doz) Fluvirin[R] Timerosal (Multi doz) Japon JE-VAX[R] Timerosal ensefalit virusu Polio IPOL[R] 2-Fenoksietanol ve formaldehid Kuduz Imovax[R] -- RabAvert[R] -- Asi Ticari Adi Adjuvan Bakteri asilari DTaP Infanrix[R] Al[(OH).
BOOSTRIX (GlaxoSmithKline) is for persons aged 10 to 18 years, and ADACEL (Sanofi Pasteur) is for those aged 11 to 64 years.