Influenza Vaccine has been administered via IV or IM routes by trained physician, nurse, or doctor. It is recommended to be given to provide protection against flu & other conditions caused by influenza virus. This vaccine has a special mode of action by developing a mild infection in order to make body immune. It is completely safe hence has no adverse reactions. This vaccine is completely suitable to be administered in children, adults, elders, & during pregnancy as well. Influenza Vaccine has been formulated by growing in fertilized chicken eggs and then extracted under controlled conditions for checking effectiveness.
Uses : Influenza vaccine is used to prevent seasonal flu.
How it works : Influenza vaccine is a vaccine.It helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.
Common side effects : Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Gastrointestinal disturbance, Decreased white blood cell count.