Storage & Dosing

What you should know about the storage and dosing of SHINGRIX before vaccinating your patients.

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SHINGRIX is supplied as 2 vials for reconstitution:

  • 1 vial of antigen to be reconstituted with 1 accompanying vial of adjuvant suspension1 Watch How
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Store refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE:

  • Before reconstitution: Refrigerate both vials between 2°C and 8°C (36°F to 46°F). Protect vials from light. Discard if frozen1
  • After reconstitution: Administer immediately or store refrigerated between 2°C and 8°C (36°F to 46°F) for up to 6 hours. Do not freeze; discard if frozen. Discard if not used within 6 hours1
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SHINGRIX is given as a 2-dose series:

  • The first dose is administered at Month 0 followed by a second dose 2 to 6 months later1

  • For individuals who are or will be immunodeficient or immunosuppressed and who would benefit from a shorter vaccination schedule, administer a first dose at Month 0 followed by a second dose 1 to 2 months later1

Dosing schedule

Dosing Schedule for SHINGRIX

Alternative dosing schedule

For those who are or will be immunodeficient or immunosuppressed and would benefit from a shorter vaccination schedule.

Alternative Dosing Schedule for SHINGRIX

Prescribing SHINGRIX

When referring patients to a pharmacy,
e-prescribe SHINGRIX. The pharmacy will notify your office when the patient has received the first dose. See how you can make the most of your EHR system.

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