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Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Varicella, Varivax, Varilrix Adult, Children

Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine be used?

​It is given by injection just underneath the skin, as a series of 2 doses under the NCIS and the NAIS.
It may be given on its own as one shot, or in combination with other vaccines (e.g. Measles, Mumps and Rubella) as one shot.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine - Additional Information

  • Tags: Varicella-Zoster Immunoglobulin
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