Influenza Vaccine Products by Excipient

List of less-known ingredients found in flu vaccine products to help determine potential allergens.

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Excipient Vaccine   Excipient Vaccine
Albumin, egg Fluarix
FluLaval
Octyphenol ethoxylate Fluzone
Arginine FluMist Phosphate buffers (e.g., disodium monosodium, potassium, sodium dihydrogenphosphate) Afluria
Fluarix
FluMist
Fluzone
Fluvirin
FluLaval
Flucelvax
Flublok
Beta-propiolactone Fluvirin
Afluria
Polyethylene glycol Flublok
Calcium chloride Afluria Polymyxin B Afluria
Fluvirin
Egg Protein Fluzone
FluMist
Fluvirin
Fluarix
Afluria
FluLaval
Polyoxyethylene9-10 nonyl phenol Fluvirin
Formaldehyde Fluzone
Fluarix
Flulaval
Polysorbate 80 or Polysorbate 20 Fluarix
Flublok
Gelatin Fluzone (only in FluZone trivalent)
FluMist
Potassium chloride Afluria
Gentamicin

Fluarix
FluMist

Sodium chloride Afluria
Fluarix
Fluzone
Hydrocortisone Fluarix Sodium deoxycholate Afluria
Fluarix
FluLaval
Latex Fluarix in syringe presentation
FluVirin in syringe presentation
Flucelvax
Sucrose FluMist
Fluzone
Fluarix
Monosodium glutamate FluMist Thimerosal Afluria - only in multi-dose vials
Fluzone
- only in multi-dose vials
Fluvirin - only in multi-dose vials; trace in single dose vials
FluLaval
Neomycin Afluria
Fluvirin
Tocopheryl hydrogen succinate Fluarix
Flulaval
Octoxynol-10 Fluarix  

Sources:
Respective manufacturer package inserts for licensed 2013-2014 influenza product.
Grabenstein, John D. Immunofacts: Vaccines and Immunologic Drugs. St. Louis, MO: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2012.

Updated Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 12:56PM