B. PACKAGE LEAFLET
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
CELVAPAN suspension for injection
Pandemic influenza vaccine (H1N1) (whole virion, Vero cell derived, inactivated)
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you receive this vaccine.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or nurse.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor.
UIn this leaflet
1. What Celvapan is and what it is used for
2. Before you receive Celvapan
3. How Celvapan is given
Possible side effects
5. How to store Celvapan
WHAT CELVAPAN IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Celvapan is a vaccine to prevent pandemic influenza (flu).
Pandemic flu is a type of influenza that occurs every few decades and which spreads rapidly around
the world. The symptoms of pandemic flu are similar to those of an ordinary flu but may be more
When a person is given the vaccine, the immune system (the body’s natural defense system) will
produce its own protection (antibodies) against the disease. None of the ingredients in the vaccine can
BEFORE YOU RECEIVE CELVAPAN
You should not receive Celvapan
if you previously had a sudden life-threatening allergic reaction to any ingredient of Celvapan
or to any of the substances that may be present in trace amounts as follows: formaldehyde,
Signs of an allergic reaction may include itchy skin rash, shortness of breath and swelling of the
face or tongue. However, in a pandemic situation, it may be appropriate for you to have the
vaccine provided that appropriate medical treatment is immediately available in case of an
If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or nurse before having this vaccine.
Take special care with Celvapan
if you have had any