Imovax Polio

Imovax Polio Description

Manufacturer:

sanofi pasteur

Distributor:

DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Description
IMOVAX POLIO is a vaccine. Vaccines are used to protect against infectious diseases. When IMOVAX POLIO is injected, the body's natural defences develop a protection against those diseases.
For one dose (0.5 ml): Poliovirus (inactivated): Type 1 (Mahoney strain)# 40 DU*+; Type 2 (MEF-1 strain)# 8 DU*+; Type 3 (Saukett strain)# 32 DU*+.
This vaccine complies with European Pharmacopoeia requirements and WHO recommendations.
# produced on VERO cells.
* DU: D-antigen Unit
+ or equivalent antigenic quantity determined by a suitable immunochemical method.
IMOVAX POLIO is a clear and colourless suspension for injection (0.5 ml in prefilled syringe with or without a needle.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: 2-phenoxyethanol, ethanol, formaldehyde, medium 199 Hanks (containing in particular amino acids including phenylalanine, mineral salts, vitamins, glucose, polysorbate 80 and water for injections), hydrochloric acid or sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment.
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