(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.
Present the special offer card to your pharmacist when you purchase ZOSTAVAX® II to get a 10% reduction off the cost of the vaccine – up to $20. This offer is available for ZOSTAVAX® II only and ends at midnight, December 31, 2018.
ZOSTAVAX® II is indicated for the prevention of herpes zoster (shingles) and for immunization of individuals 50 years of age or older
ZOSTAVAX® II is indicated for the prevention of shingles. It cannot be used to treat existing shingles or the pain associated with existing shingles.
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