(zoster, vaccine live, attenuated [Oka/Merck], refrigerator-stable)
Shingles has been described as excruciating, intense, potentially debilitating, with nerve pain that can last for months or even years.
The only shingles vaccine that’s given as a single shot.
Learn more about insurance coverage for single‑shot ZOSTAVAX® II
See our resources section for more information on shingles, its causes, who is at risk and vaccination.
Help protect yourself from shingles with ZOSTAVAX® II
If you’ve had chickenpox and are 50 or over, you are at risk.
ZOSTAVAX® II is indicated for the prevention of shingles. It cannot be used to treat existing shingles or the pain associated with existing shingles.
Coverage can vary based on the plan you or your employer chose. Talk to your insurance provider for more information.
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