What is H1N1 Vaccine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Panenza

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See also: Influenza Vaccine-Flu Shot

Influenza A (H1N1) virus is a subtype of influenza A virus. The H1N1 vaccine, used to trigger the immune system to build a defense against the virus contains either a dead or weakened form of the virus and is available in an injectable form or nasal mist.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with H1N1 Vaccine

Side effect Patients
Muscle pain 2
Pain in arms 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking H1N1 Vaccine

Dosage Patients
1 other one time 1

Why patients stopped taking H1N1 Vaccine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 8
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently taking H1N1 Vaccine

Duration Patients
2 years or more 1

Stopped taking H1N1 Vaccine

Duration Patients
0-1 month 24
1-3 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 3
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3 patient evaluations for H1N1 Vaccine

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jr42
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jr42
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
PMA

See jr42's full H1N1 Vaccine history

Sep 3, 2010 (Started Oct 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
LianneGoes
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LianneGoes
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

See LianneGoes's full H1N1 Vaccine history

Dec 7, 2009 (Started Nov 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
new2theclub
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new2theclub
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : mild
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VL 30
I am: b
I have:
HIV

See new2theclub's full H1N1 Vaccine history

Dec 4, 2009 (Started Nov 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for temporary influenza immunization)
  • side effects
    Mild (Pain in arms, Muscle pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg One time
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle pain, Pain in arms

Nov 10, 2009 (Started Nov 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for temporary influenza immunization)
  • side effects
    Mild (Pain in arms, Muscle pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg One time
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle pain, Pain in arms

  • 0 helpful marks
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