Dosing and Storage
Nimenrix should be used in accordance with available official recommendations.1
After completion of the primary immunisation course in infants 6 weeks to less than 12 months of age, a booster dose should be given at 12 months of age with an interval of at least 2 months after the last Nimenrix® vaccination.
In previously vaccinated individuals 12 months of age and older, Nimenrix® may be given as a booster dose if they have received primary vaccination with a conjugated or plain polysaccharide meningococcal vaccine.
Before reconstitution - Nimenrix ® should be stored in the refrigerator between 2°C and 8°C in its original packaging. It has a shelf life of 4 years, but the expiry date on the packaging should always be checked prior to use.
After reconstitution - Nimenrix® should be used promptly following reconstitution. Although delay is not recommended, stability has been demonstrated for 8 hours at 30°C after reconstitution. If the vaccine is not used within 8 hours, it should not be administered.
1. Nimenrix® Summary of Product Characteristics.
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PP-NIM-IRL-0020 Preparation Date July 2022