(nasal spray, suspension influenza
vaccine (live attenuated, nasal))

Part Three


Pre-administration checklist

This checklist is to be used as a guide and does not substitute clinical judgement.
The use of Fluenz Tetra should be based on official recommendations.
The following 8 questions should be asked before Fluenz Tetra is administered:
  • 1.Age – Is the recipient at least 24 months and less than 18 years old?
  • 2.Is the recipient allergic to any of the following?
    • Severe allergic reaction (e.g. anaphylaxis) to eggs or to egg proteins (e.g. ovalbumin)
    • Gentamicin
    • Gelatine (porcine,
      Type A)
    • Sucrose
    • Potassium dihydrogen phosphate
    • Arginine hydrochloride
    • Monosodium glutamate monohydrate
    • Water for injections
    • Dipotassium phosphate
  • 3.Is the recipient clinically immunodeficient?
  • 4.Is the recipient in close contact with people who are severely immunodeficient?
  • 5.Does the recipient have severe asthma or active wheezing?
  • 6.Is the recipient on salicylate therapy
    (e.g. aspirin)?
  • 7.Is the recipient pregnant or
  • 8.Is the recipient receiving influenza antivirals?

The following screens will take you through the reasons why.

This checklist can be printed from the resource section.

Prescribing Information