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Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Herpes zoster, Shingrix, Zostavax

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine be used?

How Is the Shingles Vaccine Given?
The recombinant shingles vaccine is given by injection into a muscle, as a series of two doses. The live shingles vaccine is given by injection just underneath the skin, as a single dose.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Thursday, September 30, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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