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For intramuscular administration only
Do not mix APEXXNAR® with other vaccines/products in the same syringe.
|1. Resuspend drug product||Hold the pre-filled syringe horizontally between the thumb and the forefinger and shake vigorously until the contents of the syringe are a homogeneous white suspension. Do not use the vaccine if it cannot be resuspended.|
|2. Visual inspection||Visually inspect the vaccine for large particulate matter and discolouration prior to administration. Do not use if large particulate matter or discolouration is found. If the vaccine is not a homogenous white suspension, repeat steps 1 and 2.|
|3. Remove syringe cap||Remove the syringe cap from the Luer lock adapter by slowly turning the cap counter clockwise while holding the Luer lock adapter.|
|4. Attach a sterile needle||Attach a needle appropriate for intramuscular administration to the pre-filled syringe by holding the Luer lock adapter and turning the needle clockwise.|
Apexxnar should be administered intramuscularly, preferably in the deltoid muscle, with care to avoid injection into or near nerves and blood vessels.
Each 0.5 mL dose is to be injected intramuscularly using a sterile needle attached to the supplied pre-filled syringe.
Please refer to the Summary of Product Characteristics for full dosing and administration recommendations.1
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