NIMENRIX is supplied as a sterile lyophilized white powder or cake in a single dose vial.
The diluent (sodium chloride and water for injections) is a sterile clear and colourless liquid supplied separately in a prefilled syringe.
The vaccine does not contain any preservatives or adjuvants.
NIMENRIX is available as a single dose vial packaged with pre-filled syringe of diluent with or without needles in pack sizes of 1 and 10.
Table 1 Dosage Forms, Strengths, Composition and Packaging
Route of Administration
Powder and diluent for solution for injection. After reconstitution, one 0.5 mL dose contains:
Neisseria meningitidis group A polysaccharide1 5 mcg
Neisseria meningitidis group C polysaccharide1 5 mcg
Neisseria meningitidis group W-135 polysaccharide1 5 mcg
Neisseria meningitidis group Y polysaccharide1 5 mcg
1 conjugated to tetanus toxoid carrier protein 44 mcg
After reconstitution, one 0.5 mL dose contains:
To help ensure the traceability of vaccines for patient immunization record-keeping as well as safety monitoring, health professionals should record the time and date of administration, quantity of administered dose (if applicable), anatomical site and route of administration, brand name and generic name of the vaccine, the product lot number and expiry date.