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Full name: COMIRNATY Omicron XBB.1.5 3 micrograms/dose concentrate for dispersion for injection COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (nucleoside modified)1
Indication: indicated for active immunisation to prevent COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2, in infants and children aged 6 months to 4 years1
The use of this vaccine should be in accordance with official recommendations.1
How does the Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine COMIRNATY Omicron XBB.1.5 differ from Pfizer/BioNTech's pre-existing COMIRNATY Vaccines?
COMIRNATY Omicron XBB.1.5 3 micrograms/dose concentrate for dispersion (dilute before use) is a monovalent vaccine adapted to target the Omicron XBB.1.5 COVID-19 variant.
Please refer to 4.2 of the Summary of Product Characteristics for more information.
Administration: administered intramuscularly after dilution. In infants from 6 to less than 12 months of age, the recommended injection site is the anterolateral aspect of the thigh. In individuals 1 year of age and older, the recommended injection site is the anterolateral aspect of the thigh or the deltoid muscle.1
Pack size: 10 multidose vials1
Dilution status: Dilute with 2.2mL of sodium chloride 9mg/mL (0.9%) solution for injection.1
Refrigerated storage (2°C to 8°C) once thawed: 10 weeks storage and transportation within the 18-month shelf life. Once thawed the vaccine should not be re-frozen.1
Vial: 10 multidose vial1
Dose: 3 micrograms (0.2mL)1
Room temperature stability before use: the unopened vials can be stored for up to 12 hours at temperatures between 8oC and 30oC.1
Stability of opened vials: Chemical and physical in-use stability has been demonstrated for 12 hours at 2oC to 30oC, after dilution with sodium chloride 9 mg/mL (0.9%) solution for injection, which includes up to 6 hours transportation time. From a microbiological point of view, unless the method of dilution precludes the risk of microbial contamination, the product should be used immediately. If not used immediately, in-use storage times and conditions are the responsibility of the user. Discard any unused vaccine within 12 hours after dilution.1
The safety of COMIRNATY Omicron XBB.1.5 is inferred from safety data of the prior COMIRNATY vaccine, given as first, second or subsequent doses.
The most common adverse reactions from COMIRNATY and COMIRNATY Original/Omicron BA.4-5 clinical trials and COMIRNATY post-authorisation experience in individuals 6 months of age and older were:
Injection site pain/tendernessⱡ/swelling
ⱡ Irritability, injection site tenderness, and drowsiness pertain to participants 6 to 23 months of age
* a higher frequency of pyrexia was observed after a second dose compared to a first dose
Before administering the vaccine, refer to the Summary of Product Characteristics for further details.
PP-CMR-GBR-0434 September 2023
COMIRNATY, COMIRNATY Omicron XBB.1.5, COMIRNATY Original/Omicron BA.4-5 and COMIRNATY Original/Omicron BA.1 COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines (nucleoside modified), which are based on BioNTech proprietary mRNA technology, were developed by both BioNTech and Pfizer.
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