Indicated for prophylaxis of Japanese encephalitis caused by the Japanese encephalitis virus, in persons from 9 months of age and over.
Frequency of shots: Persons 9 months of age and over: one single dose of reconstituted 0.5 mL injection should be administered for primary immunization. In children and adolescents up to 18 years of age, if a long term protection is required, one 0.5 mL dose should be given as a booster dose after the first vaccination. The booster dose should be given preferably 1 year after the first vaccination and can be given up to 2 years after the first vaccination.
Who can use this: Children 9 months of age over who live in Japanese encephalitis endemic areas should be vaccinated.
Who CANNOT use this: - Should not be administered to anyone with a history of severe allergic reaction to any component of the vaccine or history of severe allergic reaction after previous administration of the vaccine or a vaccine containing the same components or constituents.
- Vaccination must be postponed in case of febrile or acute disease.
- Congenital or acquired immune deficiency impairing cellular immunity, including immunosuppressive therapies such as chemotherapy, high doses of systemic corticosteroids given generally for 14 days or more.
- Must not be administered to persons with symptomatic HIV infection or with asymptomatic HIV infection when accompanied by evidence of impaired immune function.