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Chickenpox Vaccine (VariVax)

How is it administered?
  • It is administered like the other childhood vaccines as an intramuscular injection given in the arm or leg.
  • 2 doses are required 4-8 weeks apart.


Side Effects
  • Local reactions at the injection site-including pain, redness and swelling
  • Fever
  • Chicken pox like rash-occurs in 5% of children who receive the vaccine. The rash is either localised around the injection site or generalised.

Interactions with Other Vaccines
  • Any vaccine can be given at the same time, but doses should be separated by 4 weeks if not given together.

Chickenpox can be safely given at the same time as:
  • Meningitis B vaccine


Cost Per Dose of Varicella Vaccine
100.00









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Private Paediatrics NOW available in Shrewsbury


    Outpatient
     Clinics

     Appointments
     available within
     2 weeks

    All ages of
    Children can
    now be seen

    Chicken Pox,
    Men B vaccines
    Available.



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