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SHINGRIX Reconstitution

How to reconstitute SHINGRIX 1

SHINGRIX is to be reconstituted only with the accompanying adjuvant suspension

  1. Withdraw the entire content of the vial containing the suspension into a sterile syringe.
  2. Add the entire contents of the syringe into the vial containing the lyophilized powder.
  3. Shake gently until the lyophilized powder is completely dissolved. It should be an opalescent, colourless to pale brownish liquid.
  4. Inspect the vaccine for any foreign particulate matter and/or variation of appearance. If either is observed, do not administer the vaccine.
  5. Withdraw the entire contents of the vial containing the reconstituted vaccine into a sterile syringe.
  6. Change the needle so that you are using a new needle to administer the vaccine.

This video will walk you through the reconstitution process for SHINGRIX

Reconstitution Video

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* Refer to the product monograph for complete dosing and administration information.

Reference:

  1. SHINGRIX Product Monograph. GlaxoSmithKline Inc., March 5, 2019.