ProQuad Drug Interactions




Agencia Lei Va Hong
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Drug Interactions
At least 1 month should elapse between receipt of a live virus vaccine and ProQuad.
Vaccine recipients should avoid use of salicylates for 6 weeks after vaccination with ProQuad (see Precautions).
Do not give immunoglobulin (IG) or Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin (VZIG) concomitantly with ProQuad.
Administration of immune globulins concomitantly with ProQuad may interfere with the expected immune response. Vaccination should be deferred for at least 3 months following blood or plasma transfusions, or administration of immune globulins (IG). However, the appropriate suggested interval between transfusion or IG administration and vaccination will vary with the type of transfusion or indication for, and dose of, IG (e.g. 5 months for VZIG).
Administration of varicella zoster virus antibody‐containing blood products, including VZIG or other immune globulin preparations, within 1 month following a dose of ProQuad may reduce the immune response to the vaccine and hence reduce its protective efficacy. Therefore, administration of any of these products should be avoided within 1 month after a dose of ProQuad unless considered to be essential.
It has been reported that live attenuated measles, mumps and rubella virus vaccines given individually may result in a temporary depression of tuberculin skin sensitivity. Therefore, if a tuberculin test is to be done, it should be administered either any time before, simultaneously with, or at least 4 to 6 weeks after immunization with ProQuad.
Concomitant use with other vaccines: Clinical studies have demonstrated that ProQuad can be given simultaneously (but at separate injection sites) with Prevenar and/or hepatitis A vaccine, or with monovalent or combination vaccines comprised of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b, inactivated poliomyelitis, or hepatitis B antigen. In these clinical studies, it was demonstrated that the immune responses were unaffected. The safety profiles of the administered vaccines were comparable (see Adverse Reactions).
There are insufficient data to support the use of ProQuad with any other vaccines.
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