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Date of preparation: March 2018

Synflorix allows flexible dosing

Synflorix provides flexibility of use by supporting different dosing schedules and co-administration with other commonly used paediatric vaccinations. 1

This includes a three-dose schedule, with or without a booster dose, or a two-dose schedule with a booster dose. 1

Synflorix is available in 0.5 ml single doses in prefilled syringes. 1

Please note: It is recommended that patients who receive a first dose of Synflorix complete the full vaccination course with Synflorix. 1

Synflorix can be given to pre-term infants born between 27 and 36 weeks’ gestation, as well as full-term infants 1

Method of administration

  • Synflorix is given by intramuscular injection 1
  • The preferred sites of injection are the thigh (anterolateral aspect) in infants or the upper arm (deltoid muscle) in young children 1
  • Synflorix should under no circumstances be administered intravascularly or intradermally 1
  • No data are available on subcutaneous administration of Synflorix 1

Before prescribing please consult the full SPC. 


Synflorix is a trade mark of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.