Immunizations

Fox’s Drugstore has certified pharmacists to administer immunizations right in the store! Some of them may be billed to your insurance plan.

Seasonal Immunizations

Influenza is usually caused by pneumococcal infection, which is the cause of other ailments – meningitis, otitis, sinusitis. This is one of the most formidable pathogens that can be fatal. The disease is especially dangerous for young children whose immunity has not yet been formed. Immunization is an effective prevention method that helps prevent disease.

Our pharmacists administer vaccination against pneumococcal infection – they use only certified vaccines verified by clinical trials that meet international standards. Medical personnel carefully observe sterility using only disposable materials and instruments. Vaccinations against pneumonia in children and adults are carried out only after consulting highly qualified pediatricians and therapists.

Shingles Immunization

Shingles is a painful skin rash (often accompanied by bullous lesions). It is also known as Herpes Zoster, or simply Zoster.

A lichen rash usually appears on one side of the face or body and does not go away within 2 to 4 weeks. The main symptom is a pain, which can be quite severe. Other symptoms of shingles include fever, headache, chills, and indigestion. In very rare cases, a shingles infection can lead to pneumonia, hearing impairment, blindness, brain inflammation (encephalitis), or death.

The cause of herpes zoster is the varicella-zoster virus – the same virus that causes chickenpox.

Shingles can affect only those who have had chickenpox or, more rarely, received the vaccine against chicken pox. The virus remains in the body and can cause shingles many years later.

Immunization is able to reduce the risk of shingles by 50%. It can also reduce the intensity of pain in people who still have shingles after vaccination.

People aged 60 years and older are recommended a single dose of shingles vaccine.

FAQ about immunizations

Often our clients ask questions:

  • what if vaccinations were missed for health reasons or other reasons?
  • what if not all vaccinations have been made?
  • what if I have no information about which vaccinations I have previously received?

Our specialists develop an individual vaccination plan, focusing on the complex of studies conducted for this. During a consultation, the specialist tells everything in detail in order to reassure the person, dispel the myths, clarify all the nuances. Also, the pharmacist can tell in detail about the composition of each drug used, the effects of components on the body.

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