Varivax

Varivax Storage

vaccine, varicella-zoster

Manufacturer:

MSD

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Storage
Stability: VARIVAX (Refrigerated) has a minimum potency level of approximately 1350 PFU 30 minutes after reconstitution at room temperature (20 to 25°C, 68 to 77°F).
Vaccine vial:
During shipment, to ensure that there is no loss of potency, the vaccine must be maintained at a temperature of 2 to 8°C or colder (36 to 46°F or colder), but not exceed temperatures lower than -50°C (-58°F). Use of dry ice may subject VARIVAX to temperatures colder than -50°C (-58°F).
Before reconstitution, VARIVAX (Refrigerated) has a shelf-life of 24 months when refrigerated at 2 to 8°C or colder (36 to 46°F or colder). The vaccine may also be stored in a freezer; if subsequently transferred to a refrigerator, THE VACCINE SHOULD NOT BE REFROZEN.
Before reconstitution, protect from light.
DISCARD IF RECONSTITUTED VACCINE IS NOT USED WITHIN 30 MINUTES.
Combination pack with vaccine vial and diluent: For combination packs with vaccine vial and diluent packaged together, store in the refrigerator at 2 to 8°C (36 to 46°F). DO NOT STORE THE COMBINATION PACK IN THE FREEZER.
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