Purevax RCPCh

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vaccine against feline viral rhinotracheitis, feline calicivirosis, feline panleucopenia and feline Chlamydophila infections

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

Overview

Purevax RCPCh is a veterinary vaccine that used to vaccinate cats from the age of 8 weeks against the following diseases:

  • feline viral rhinotracheitis (a flu-like illness caused by a herpesvirus),
  • feline calicivirosis (a flu-like illness with inflammation of the mouth caused by a calicivirus),
  • feline chlamydiosis (a flu-like illness caused by the bacterium C. felis),
  • feline panleucopenia (a serious illness causing bloody diarrhoea caused by a parvovirus).

The vaccine helps to reduce the symptoms of the diseases. It can also prevent death due to panleucopenia.

Purevax RCPCh contains:

  • attenuated (weakened) feline rhinotracheitis herpesvirus (FHV F2 strain),
  • inactivated (killed) calicivirosis antigens (FCV 431 and G1 strains),
  • attenuated Chlamydophila felis (905 strain),
  • attenuated feline panleucopenia virus (PLI IV).
This EPAR was last updated on 09/03/2021

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Purevax RCPCh
Agency product number
EMEA/V/C/000088
Active substance
  • attenuated feline rhinotracheitis herpesvirus (FHV F2 strain)
  • inactivated feline calicivirosis antigens (FCV 431 and G1 strains)
  • attenuated Chlamydophila felis (905 strain)
  • attenuated feline panleucopenia virus (PLI IV)
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
vaccine against feline viral rhinotracheitis, feline calicivirosis, feline panleucopenia and feline Chlamydophila infections
Species
Cats
Anatomical therapeutic chemical veterinary (ATCvet) codes
QI06AJ03
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH
Revision
16
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
23/02/2005
Contact address

Binger Strasse 173
55216 Ingelheim am Rhein
Germany

Product information

14/10/2020 Purevax RCPCh - EMEA/V/C/000088 - WS/1732/G

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Immunologicals for felidae

Therapeutic indication

Active immunisation of cats aged eight weeks and older:

• against feline viral rhinotracheitis to reduce clinical signs;

• against calicivirus infection to reduce clinical signs;

• against Chlamydophila felis infection to reduce clinical signs;

• against feline panleucopenia to prevent mortality and clinical signs.

Onsets of immunity have been demonstrated one week after primary vaccination course for rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, Chlamydophila felis and panleucopenia components.

The duration of immunity is one year after the last re-vaccination for the chlamydiosis component, and one

year after primary vaccination and three years after the last re-vaccination for the rhinotracheitis, calicivirosis and panleucopenia components.

Assessment history

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