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Flumist 2010-2011 nasal

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Flumist 2010-2011 nasal to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA CATEGORY C; CDC RECOMMENDS INSTEAD THE INACTIVE VIRUS VACCINE

Nursing:

No Known Risk

An adult over 60:

Precaution: NOT INDICATED FOR USE IN PATIENTS > 49 YEARS OLD

Giving Flumist 2010-2011 nasal to a child under 12:

Warning: POSSIBBLE RISK OF WHEEZING IN CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA OR RECURRENT WHEEZING.

Relative Contraindication: NOT FOR USE IN CHILDREN AGE < 2 YEARS. INCREASED RISK OF WHEEZING.

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