Tag: flu

  • Below is a list of ingredients you might find in a flu vaccine.

    What Ingredients Are in a Flu Shot?

    There are many options when you get a flu shot, so it is a good idea to be familiar with the ingredients. You can choose vaccines with live or inactivated...

  • Side Effects of Influenza Vaccines

    Flu (Influenza) Vaccine Side Effects

    Flu shots do not usually cause severe side effects, but patients should seek medical attention for any unusual conditions. The severe side effects include high fever, behavior changes, allergic reaction,...

  • Fluzone Flu Shot

    Fluzone Vaccine

    Fluzone is a flu shot that comes in High-Dose, Intradermal, Trivalent, and Quadrivalent versions just for adults over 65. What is Fluzone? Fluzone is an immunization against influenza (“the flu”)...

  • Fluad High-Dose Vaccine for Influenza

    Fluad Vaccine

    Fluad is a flu shot for adults over 65. It contains an adjuvant called MF59, which triggers a stronger immune response to the vaccine. Fluad caused a health scare in...

  • FluVirin Flu Vaccine

    Fluvirin Vaccine

    Fluvirin is a flu shot that prevents infection with three types of influenza viruses. Some of the most common side effects are flu-like symptoms, but Fluvirin can’t actually cause the...

  • FluMist Flu Vaccine

    FluMist Vaccine

    FluMist is a nasal spray flu vaccine. It was discontinued in 2016-2017 flu season because it was only 3% effective in the previous three flu seasons. FluMist contains a live...

  • FluLaval Flu Shot

    FluLaval Vaccine

    FluLaval is a flu shot that helps prevent infection with three or four different types of influenza viruses. Some types of FluLaval were recalled in April 2015 because they might...