Information about Inactivated influenza vaccine
Inactivated influenza vaccine Uses
Inactivated influenza vaccine is used to prevent influenza (flu).
How Inactivated influenza vaccine works
Inactivated influenza vaccine is an inactivated vaccine (made from a dead virus). It helps develop immunity by forming antibodies, which are proteins that protect against infection caused by viruses present in the vaccine.
Common side effects of Inactivated influenza vaccine
Headache, Weakness, Injection site allergic reaction
Available Medicine for Inactivated influenza vaccine
VaxigripSanofi India Ltd
₹670 to ₹9704 variant(s)
₹785 to ₹20246 variant(s)
IbivacIndiabulls pharmaceutical ltd
InfluenzaSerum Institute Of India Ltd
Cadiflu-SCPL Biologicals Pvt Ltd
₹1375 to ₹16603 variant(s)
Expert advice for Inactivated influenza vaccine
- Your doctor will inject Inactivated influenza vaccine as an injection in the muscle of the upper arm.
- Vaccination should be repeated every year to protect you from the flu.
- It can take up to 2 weeks for the vaccine to work. Therefore, you could still develop the illness if you are exposed to flu immediately before or after your vaccination.
- The vaccine will not protect you against common cold, even though some of the symptoms are similar to flu.