Influenza A virus A/Uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) hemagglutinin antigen (formaldehyde inactivated)

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Identification

Name
Influenza A virus A/Uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) hemagglutinin antigen (formaldehyde inactivated)
Accession Number
DB14617
Description

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, Investigational
Biologic Classification
Vaccines
Inactivated
Synonyms
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Pharmacology

Indication
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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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Toxicity
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Affected organisms
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Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Food Interactions
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Products

Active Moieties
NameKindUNIICASInChI Key
Influenza A virus A/Uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) antigen (formaldehyde inactivated)unknown3Y5612490SNot AvailableNot applicable
Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
FluarixInfluenza A virus A/Uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) hemagglutinin antigen (formaldehyde inactivated) (15 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza A virus A/Brisbane/59/2007 (H1N1) hemagglutinin antigen (formaldehyde inactivated) (15 ug/0.5mL) + Influenza B virus B/Brisbane/60/2008 hemagglutinin antigen (formaldehyde inactivated) (15 ug/0.5mL)SuspensionIntramuscularGlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA2009-07-162009-07-15Us

Categories

Drug Categories
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Classification
Not classified

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
46Z3N8299R
CAS number
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References

General References
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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
4Active Not RecruitingPreventionFlu caused by Influenza1
4CompletedBasic ScienceInfluenza A Subtype H5N1 Infection1
4CompletedOtherAsthma / Influenza Vaccines in Asthma Populations1
4CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza5
4CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza / Influenza Infection2
3Active Not RecruitingPreventionFlu caused by Influenza1
3CompletedPreventionAcellular Pertussis / Diphtheria / Flu caused by Influenza / Pertussis / Tetanus1
3CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza19
3CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza / Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype / Influenza Infection1
3CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza / Influenza Disease / Influenza Vaccines1

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
SuspensionIntramuscular
Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
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Experimental Properties
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Drug created on August 28, 2018 09:58 / Updated on June 12, 2020 10:53

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