Varivax

Varivax

 [var´ĭ-vaks]
a vaccine against the varicella (chickenpox) virus. One dose is given to a child between age 12 months and 12 years; for those 13 years old or older, two doses are given 4 to 8 weeks apart.

Varivax

(văr′ə-văks′)
A trademark for a vaccine against chickenpox that contains live attenuated varicella zoster virus.

Varivax

A vaccine for the prevention of chickenpox.
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These vaccines include Prevnar/ Prevnar 13, Gardasil/ Gardasil 9, Vaxigrip, Fluzone, Flublok, Varivax, Proquad, Menactra, Fluarix/ FluLaval, Pneumovax 23, Havrix/ Twinrix/ Engerix-B, Priorix, Priorix Tetra, Varilrix, M-M-R II, Adacel, Boostrix, Menveo, Bexsero, Cervarix, Shingrix, Trumenba, Rotateq, Pentacel, Pentaxim, Imovax, Hexaxim, Zostavax, Rotarix, Sunflorix, Pediarix, Infanrix, Ticovac, Biken Ha, Tetrabik, Mearubik, Varicella (MTP), Jebik V, Flumist/ Fluenz, Bio Thrax, Dukoral, In Live, Ixiaro, HeaLive, In Live, BiLive, EasySix, Imvamune, and Anflu.
Growth in pediatric vaccines was driven by M-M-R II (Measles, Mumps and Rubella Virus Vaccine Live), a vaccine to help prevent measles, mumps and rubella; VARIVAX (Varicella Virus Vaccine Live), a vaccine to help prevent chickenpox; and PROQUAD (Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella Virus Vaccine Live), a combination vaccine to help protect against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella; reflecting 0higher demand, including private-sector buy-in, and pricing in the United States; government tenders in Latin America and higher demand in Europe.
"Our findings for 11-month-olds who were vaccinated should be interpreted with caution because this population included only three cases of HZ and could have included children participating in a prelicensure study with a vaccine formulation different from Varivax," Dr.
Proquad, M-M-R II and Varivax sales were $496 million, up 27%.
The remaining four reports included 1) administration of RZV instead of the intended varicella (Varivax) vaccine to a person of unreported age, 2) administration of RZV after incorrect frozen storage, 3) administration of RZV to a person aged 39 years, and 4) administration of only the adjuvant component without reconstitution with the vaccine antigen.
The United States became the first country to institute a routine varicella immunization program after a varicella vaccine (Varivax) was licensed in 1995.
In that role, he supported development programs for the Varivax, Zostavax, ProQuad and MMRII franchises.
Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of two regimens of Oka/Merck varicella vaccine (Varivax) in healthy adolescents and adults.
Sales Rank Product 2009 dollar sales (bil.) 1 Enbrel $3.25 2 Epogen 3.21 3 Remicade 3.20 4 Avastin 3.03 5 Neulasta 2.99 6 Lovenox 2.73 7 Rituxan 2.65 8 Humira 2.54 9 Lantus 1.91 10 Copaxone 1.70 11 Procrit 1.62 12 Aranesp 1.49 13 Herceptin 1.45 14 Avonex 1.31 15 Lucentis 1.12 16 Varivax 1.01 17 Neupogen 0.93 18 Rebif 0.86 19 Synagis 0.86 20 Betaseron 0.78 Source: IMS Health
Various other vaccines also contain gelatin, such as Tripedia (diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis), Fluzone (influenza), Zostavax (zoster), and Varivax (varicella), said Dr.
Zostavax, a 14-fold concentrated version of Varivax, the varicella zoster vaccine to prevent chicken pox in children, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in May 2006 for adults aged 60 years and older.
After the four-month study, all of the subjects were given a dose of a shingles vaccine called Varivax. Nine weeks later, the tai chi group had reached a level of immunity (as measured by its response to the vaccine) against shingles that provided twice the protection of the control group.