Patient Information Sheet
Influenza Virus Vaccine
Please read this information sheet before getting Fluzone Intradermal vaccine. This summary is not intended to
take the place of talking with your healthcare provider. If you have questions or would like more information,
please talk with your healthcare provider.
What is Fluzone Intradermal vaccine?
Fluzone Intradermal is a vaccine that helps protect against influenza illness (flu).
Fluzone Intradermal vaccine is for people 18 through 64 years of age.
Vaccination with Fluzone Intradermal vaccine may not protect all people who receive the vaccine.
Who should not get Fluzone Intradermal vaccine?
You should not get Fluzone Intradermal vaccine if you:
• ever had a severe allergic reaction to eggs or egg products.
• ever had a severe allergic reaction after getting any flu shot.
• are younger than 18 years of age.
• are 65 years of age or older.
Tell your healthcare provider if you have or have had:
• Guillain-Barré syndrome (severe muscle weakness) after getting a flu shot.
• problems with your immune system as the immune response may be diminished.
How is Fluzone Intradermal vaccine given?
Fluzone Intradermal vaccine is a shot given into the skin of the arm.
What are the possible side effects of Fluzone Intradermal vaccine?
The most common side effects of Fluzone Intradermal vaccine are:
• pain, redness, swelling, hardness, and itching where you got the shot
• muscle ache
These are not all of the possible side effects of Fluzone Intradermal vaccine. You can ask your healthcare
provider for a list of other side effects that is available to healthcare professionals.
Call your healthcare provider for advice about any side effects that concern you. You may report side effects to
the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) at 1-800-822-7967 or http://vaers.hhs.gov. A pregnancy
registry is available for Fluzone Intradermal by contacting Sanofi Pasteur Inc. at 1-800-822-2463.
What are the ingredients in Fluzone Intradermal vaccine?
Fluzone Intradermal vaccine contains 3 killed flu virus strains.
Inactive ingredients include formaldehyde, and octylphenol ethoxylate.
Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
Swiftwater, PA 18370 USA