FSME-IMMUN 0,5 ml BAXTER

Vaccine against tick-borne encephalitis designed for persons above 16 years of age. The vaccine is applied to the upper part of an arm.

Vaccination scheme

It is vaccinated by three doses in the following time terms: the first dose is applied on the selected day, the second dose is applied in 1 up to 3 months, the third dose is applied in 5 up to 12 months after the second dose.

There exists even an accelerated vaccination scheme, when the vaccination is performed as follows: the first dose on the selected day, the second dose in 14 days and the third dose is applied 5 up to 12 months after the second dose.
The first booster is applied in 3 years after the third dose. The next re-vaccination is performed after 3 – 5 years, regardless whether the first three doses were applied in standard or accelerated scheme.

Persons above 60 years of age should not exceed the re-vaccination interval of 3 years.

When it is necessary to postpone the vaccination?

You mustn´t suffer from any acute disease at the time of vaccination. On the day of application it is recommended to avoid any strains, sauna or excessive alcohol drinking. At least 2 weeks must have elapsed from / to the next vaccination. You mustn´t take antibiotics at the time of vaccination.

Most frequently reported undesirable effects

Soreness, swelling in the point of vaccination, headache, qualm, fatigue, torpidity.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding

The vaccine should be administrated to pregnant and breastfeeding women only in case of urgent need to reach protection against tick-borne encephalitis infection and after careful assessment of vaccination benefits compared to possible risks.

Warning

All the data stated herein are of informative character only. The doctor always selects the vaccine or vaccination scheme based on personal consultation in the vaccination centre.