Varicella vaccine

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Refrigerated Storage

VarilrixGSK

GSK
Varilrix
Powder and solvent for solution for injection

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
A maximum cumulative time of 72 hours is permitted for the vaccine to be at temperatures above 8°C through 25°C .
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk
Contact GSK in cases where the product has been exposed to temperature deviation other than described above. Refer to the current BNF for company contact

Yes, if exposed to temperatures as described above
No, if exposed to temperatures as described above
19 December 2019
London Medicines Information Service

VarivaxMerck Sharp & Dohme Limited

Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited
Varivax
Powder and solvent for suspension for injection

Contact MSD in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

15 May 2020
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Live attenuated vaccines
16 September 2020