Menactra

Active Ingredient(s): Meningococcal Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine
Category: Vaccination



Menactra Overview

Meningococcal vaccine refers to any of the vaccines used to prevent infection by Neisseria meningitidis.[1] Different versions are effective against some or all of the following types of meningococcus: A, C, W-135, and Y.[1] The vaccines are between 85 and 100% effective for at least two years.[1] They result in a decrease in meningitis and sepsis among populations where they are widely used.[2][3] They are given ...

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SHELFLIFE & STABILITY OF MENACTRA ## It generally has a shelf-life of only about a year, which is why many doctor's and hospitals don't stock up on it, which has caused shortages on some occasions. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Meningococcal Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine
  • Injection: 48;4;4;4;4ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml + 48;4;4;4;4ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml + 48;4;4;4;4ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml + 48;4;4;4;4ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml + 48;4;4;4;4ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml;ug/0.5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Menactra: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 49281-589 Menactra Intramuscular Injection, Solution by Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
  • 52125-836 Menactra Intramuscular Injection, Solution by Remedyrepack Inc.

Other drugs which contain Meningococcal Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Shelf Life of Menactra
Dear Sir, I would like to know the shelf life of Menactra. If possible you also send me the stability test paper on Mena...




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