Shingrix® Shingles Vaccine Proves Effective

February 19, 2018 | by CPS


CPS pharmacists can provide insight into a new shingles vaccine receiving recommendation from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The shingles vaccine is called Shingrix.

According to the CDC website, two doses of Shingrix reduces the risk of shingles and PHN by more than 90% in people 50 or older. Protection stays above 85% for at least the first four years after vaccination. The vaccine also does not need to be frozen. Shingrix is the preferred vaccine, over Zostovak®

To learn more, about Shingrix, please contact CPS by phone at (877) 626-3110, and ask for a pharmacist.

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