Ixiaro

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Japanese-encephalitis vaccine (inactivated, adsorbed)

Authorised
This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.

Overview

Ixiaro is a vaccine that helps protect adults and children aged 2 months and older against Japanese encephalitis, a disease that causes inflammation of the brain. Japanese encephalitis can be fatal or lead to long-term disability. It is transmitted by mosquitoes and is most common in Asia, particularly in rural areas. Vaccination with Ixiaro should be considered for people who are at risk of exposure to the Japanese encephalitis virus through travel or work.

This EPAR was last updated on 07/10/2019

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Ixiaro
Agency product number
EMEA/H/C/000963
Active substance
Japanese-encephalitis virus, inactivated (attenuated strain SA14-14-2 grown in vero cells)
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
Japanese-encephalitis vaccine (inactivated, adsorbed)
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Encephalitis, Japanese
  • Immunization
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
J07BA02
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Valneva Austria GmbH
Revision
15
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
31/03/2009
Contact address
Campus Vienna Biocenter 6
A-1030 Vienna
Austria

Product information

12/04/2019 Ixiaro - EMEA/H/C/000963 - IAIN/0098

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Vaccines

Therapeutic indication

Ixiaro is indicated for active immunisation against Japanese encephalitis in adults, adolescents, children and infants aged two months and older.

Ixiaro should be considered for use in individuals at risk of exposure through travel or in the course of their occupation.

Assessment history

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