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Flu Nasal Aerosol (vaccine) for prevention of Flu in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Flu nose spray vaccine with “live” (weakened) viruses. 2 studies conducted, with 36 adults. Unclear benefits. Irritating side effects and unclear safety. Riskier than flu vaccines with “dead” inactivated viruses.

    • Curefacts.com -  Evidence icon EVIDENCE | POORLY TESTED
    • Curefacts.com -  Effectiveness icon EFFECTIVENESS | UNCLEAR
    • Curefacts.com -  Safety Circle icon SAFETY | UNCLEAR SAFETY

Recommendations

Avoid this treatment:

No data exists on benefits. More research is needed. High probability for side effects. May be risky. Consider the flu shot instead, if at all…

About Flu Nasal Aerosol (vaccine)

Flu nose spray vaccine with “live” (weakened) viruses

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    Target Population:

    Adults with Cystic Fibrosis, 16 to 65 years old

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    Dosage:

    Seasonal vaccine (once a year). 0.2 mL. One dose.

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    Goal:

    Prevention of Influenza infection, symptoms and complications.

Research Summary

  • Curefacts.com - Green Pages icon Poorly tested
  • 2 Clinical Studies
  • 36 Curefacts.com - Tooltip icon Adults Tested
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  • Benefits:

    Unclear. It does evoke immune system response, but it is not clear if this response brings actual benefits (prevention of flu symptoms and flu complications).

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  • Risks:

    Unclear. More research needed. The studies resulted high frequency of side effects, but none were life threatening or persistent. Irritating side effects include: runny nose, sore throat, cough, headache, fever, chills, muscle aches.

Influenza virus infection Overview

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    Medical problem:

    Flu (influenza virus infection and symptoms).

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    Symptoms and signs:

    Cough, dizziness, fever, headache, nausea, pains, runny nose, sore throat, vomiting and aches.

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    Complications:

    Ear infection, lung infection, Seizures.

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Brand Names

Flu Nose Spray (vaccine)

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