Influenza A virus A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen

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Identification

Generic Name
Influenza A virus A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen
DrugBank Accession Number
DB14417
Background

A seasonally-specific component of the influenza vaccine. The influenza vaccine, also known as the "flu shot", is a vaccine that protects against infection from the influenza viruses. Vaccines provide protection from influenza by exposing the immune system to the virus (or parts of the virus) which stimulates an immunological defence against future exposure to the virus, or "antigen". This defence includes the production of humoral immunity through the development of antibodies (through memory B cells) and of cell-mediated immunity through the production of T-lymphocytes. Upon re-exposure to infectious influenza virus, the immune system is prepared to identify and destroy the virus as there are circulating antibodies that recognize that particular component of the virus that it was previously exposed to.

There are two basic types of vaccines available: inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) and live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV). Inactivated vaccines contain a virus particle that has been grown in media and then subsequently killed, or inactivated, through exposure to heat or chemicals such as formaldehyde 3. Inactivated virus cannot replicate, and therefore cannot cause disease from infection, even in immunocompromised individuals. In contrast, live vaccines are produced from "wild-type" or disease-causing viruses that have been attenuated, or weakened, through various laboratory techniques. Live vaccines maintain their replicative ability.

Type
Biotech
Groups
Approved
Biologic Classification
Vaccines
Recombinant
Synonyms
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Pharmacology

Indication

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Pharmacology
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Pharmacodynamics

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Mechanism of action
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Absorption

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Volume of distribution

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Protein binding

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Metabolism
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Route of elimination

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Half-life

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Clearance

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Adverse Effects
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Toxicity

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Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Products

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Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
FlublokInfluenza A virus A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza A virus A/California/7/2009 (H1N1) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza B virus B/Brisbane/60/2008 recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL)Injection, solutionIntramuscularProtein Sciences Corporation2016-08-012017-06-30US flag
FlublokInfluenza A virus A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza A virus A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza B virus B/Brisbane/60/2008 recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL)Injection, solutionIntramuscularProtein Sciences Corporation2017-07-142018-06-30US flag
Flublok QuadrivalentInfluenza A virus A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza A virus A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1) recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza B virus B/Brisbane/60/2008 recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza B virus B/Phuket/3073/2013 recombinant hemagglutinin antigen (45 ug/0.5mL)Injection, solutionIntramuscularProtein Sciences Corporation2017-07-142018-06-30US flag

Categories

Drug Categories
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Classification
Not classified
Affected organisms
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Chemical Identifiers

UNII
2I1EOL437M
CAS number
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References

General References
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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
4Active Not RecruitingBasic ScienceFlu caused by Influenza2
4Active Not RecruitingPreventionAdverse Event Following Immunization / Birth Outcomes / Safety1
4CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza1
3CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza2
2CompletedPreventionInfluenza, Human1
Not AvailableActive Not RecruitingNot AvailableFlu caused by Influenza1
Not AvailableRecruitingNot AvailableAcute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) / Cerebrovascular Accident / Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) / Flu caused by Influenza / Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (LRTI) / Pneumonia1

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
Injection, solutionIntramuscular
Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
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Experimental Properties
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Drug created at July 05, 2018 18:02 / Updated at June 12, 2020 16:53