Havrix Junior Monodose Vaccine

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    GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Ltd
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Updated on 22 November 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling
  • Change to section 9 - Date of first authorisation/renewal of the authorisation
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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1. Section 4.2, Method of Administration updated to change contraindicated route of administration from ‘intravenously’ to ‘intravascularly’ and to add the instruction regarding administration to patients with thrombocytopenia and bleeding disorders ‘Firm pressure should be applied to the injection site (without rubbing) for at least two minutes.’

 2. SPC 4.5 Deleted redundant sentence and added the instruction ‘Havrix and immunoglobulins should be administered at separate injection sites’.

 3. SPC 4.4 Updated the potassium and sodium excipient content statements to align with the current guidance

This medicine contains potassium, less than 1 mmol (39 mg) per 0.5 ml dose, i.e. essentially ‘potassium- free’. This medicinal product contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per 0.5 ml dose,  i.e. that is to say essentially ‘sodium- free’

 4. SPC 6.6 Updated with a description of the vaccine following storage and the instruction that ‘The vaccine should be inspected visually for any foreign particulate matter and/or variation of physical aspect prior to administration’.

 5. SPC 10 updated to 07 October 2019

 6.  SPC 4.2, 4.6 and 9 formatting and editorial changes to align with QRD.

 7. SPC 1 Removed the registered trade mark symbols.

 

Updated on 22 November 2019

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - contraindications
  • Change to section 2 - excipient warnings
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

1. Removed the reference 'any antibiotic' from the contraindication statement:

Do not take Havrix Junior Monodose:

if your child is allergic to any other hepatitis A vaccine, any antibiotic, or neomycin; an antibiotic used to treat skin infections

 2. Updated the potassium and sodium excipient content statements to align with the current guidance:

This medicine contains potassium, less than 1 mmol (39 mg) per 0.5 ml dose, i.e. essentially ‘potassium- free’. This medicinal product contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per 0.5 ml dose, i.e. that is to say essentially ‘sodium- free’.

3. Updated the revision date to November 2018.

4. Removed the registered trade mark symbols and updated the trade mark and copyright statements.

 

Updated on 02 July 2019

Reasons for updating

  • File format updated to PDF

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File format updated from word to PDF.  Approval date of SPC 20 March 2017.

Updated on 01 June 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 24 May 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 24 May 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 21 May 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 21 May 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 21 May 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 14 May 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 03 April 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 8 - Marketing authorisation number(s)
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Section 4.5: Updated to clarify the list of vaccines that can be co-administered with Havrix Monodose and Havrix Junior Monodose vaccines (i.e. monovalent and combination vaccines comprised of measles, mumps, rubella and varicella).

Section 4.8: Simplification with no changes to the clinical information.

Section 5.1 Updated to add data on the Havrix UMV experience in Israel and Panama. Added subheadings 'Immune response', 'Persistence of immune response', 'Efficacy of Havrix for outbreak control' and 'Impact of mass vaccination on disease incidence'.

Section 6.4: Included wording regarding the thermostability of the vaccine when stored up to 25°C for 3 days.

Section 8: Formatting change.

Updated on 03 April 2017

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 31 March 2017

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 31 March 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Change to information for healthcare professionals

Updated on 17 July 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Section 7 - change to address of the Irish MA Holder from Stonemasons Way, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 to 12 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24.

Section 4.8 - updated HPRA name change (IMB to HPRA) and details for reporting of side effects


Section 10 - change to date of revision 

Updated on 16 July 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to MA holder contact details

Updated on 13 May 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text
  • Improved electronic presentation

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Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

4.2     Revised the administration instruction wording for subcutaneous injection.

4.4       Special warnings and precautions for useAdded statement regarding excipients sodium and potassium.

4.7       Effects on ability to drive and use machines - updated the statement to say that Havrix has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.

4.8 Added a statement regarding teh reporting of side effects

5.1 Updated the information regarding long term persistence from the previous statements based on 10 years to data of ≥ 17 years,

6.6  Added instructions for disposal


Updated on 12 May 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
  • Change to how the medicine works
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to dosage and administration
  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.
  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 28 June 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use

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Change to Section:

Section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use

Updated on 27 June 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use

Updated on 30 August 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use

Updated on 30 August 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties

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Changes to: 

 

 

 

Section 4.3 - Contraindications,
Section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation,
Section 4.8 - Undesirable effects,
Section 4.9 - Overdose,
Section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated on 04 August 2009

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company



SPC M Havrix Junior Susp for Inj in PFS May 09

 

Changes highlighted in Red

 

6.1         List of Excipients

 

 Deletion of 2 Phenoxyethanol

 

 

10.         Date of Revision of the Text

 

January 2009 replaced by May 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Updated on 29 July 2009

Reasons for updating

  • Change of inactive ingredient

Updated on 25 March 2009

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

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Section 1. Trade name of Adult updated to include strength.

Section 3. Description of appearance added.

Section 6.1. Corrected names of excipients.

Section 6.4. Storage instructions updated.

Section 6.6. Title of section updated.

Updated on 11 November 2005

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 25 October 2005

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients

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Updated on 04 August 2005

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 25 May 2005

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for medicines.ie

Updated on 09 August 2004

Reasons for updating

  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

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Updated on 06 August 2004

Reasons for updating

  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

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Updated on 03 July 2003

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for medicines.ie

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