The Bexsero vaccine is intended for vaccination of children 2 months of age and older, adolescents and adults against invasive meningococcal disease caused by meningococcal strain Neiseria meningitidis group B. The vaccine is injected into the upper arm.
The vaccine is administered in two doses at the following intervals: the first dose is administered on the selected date, the second in 1 to 3 months.
No vaccination has been prescribed.
When is it necessary to postpone vaccination?
You must not be acutely ill at the time of vaccination, physical exertion, visiting the sauna, solarium, or large consumption of alcoholic beverages is not recommended on the day of application. The interval between the previous and next vaccination must be at least 2 weeks. You must not take antibiotics at the time of vaccination.
Most commonly reported side effects
Pain at the injection site, mild fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, indigestion, weakness.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding, if necessary, the vaccine can be given.
All information given here is for information purposes only. The choice of vaccine or vaccination schedule is always up to the doctor after a personal consultation at the vaccination centre.