The lyophilised vaccine should be stored in a refrigerator (2°C-8°C) and protected from light. The solvent can be stored in the refrigerator or at ambient temperature. The lyophilised vaccine is not affected by freezing.
When supplies of Varilrix are distributed from a central cold store, transport must be done under refrigerator conditions especially in hot climates.
After reconstitution, it is recommended that the vaccine be injected as soon as possible. (see Shelf-Life).
Shelf-Life: It has been demonstrated that the reconstituted vaccine may be kept for up to 90 minutes at room temperature (25°C) and up to 8 hours in the refrigerator (2°C-8°C).