Chickenpox Vaccine

Chickenpox is a common disease that mostly affects children at a young age. Book your chickenpox vaccine today with PharmaVaccs.

Chickenpox Vaccine Information

Vaccine Quick Information

Boosters:
No further doses are required after the initial course is complete. 
Course:
Two doses usually given 4-8 weeks apart.
How is it given:
The vaccine is usually given in your upper arm.
Side effects:
Common side effects include soreness at the injection site, headache, fever, tiredness and digestive problems. In some cases, you may notice a mild chickenpox rash as well. 
Age:
The vaccine is suitable for anyone from the age of 1 to the age of 65. Recommended for anyone who has not had chickenpox.

Chickenpox is a common viral illness which is most commonly seen in young children. The virus is not dangerous, however can have unpleasant effects such as, itching, cause high fevers and can leave the skin scarred. 

Most people will be affected by the disease in their childhood, however it is possible to catch the disease as an adult as well. 

To prevent yourself or your child from having the disease, a vaccine is available for anyone over the age of 1.  

Chickenpox

Chickenpox vaccination is given as 2 doses, with a space of 4-8 weeks between both doses.

£65 per dose
2 dose(s)
Total Cost
£130

Chickenpox is a common viral illness which is most commonly seen in young children. The virus is not dangerous, however can have unpleasant effects such as, itching, cause high fevers and can leave the skin scarred. 

Most people will be affected by the disease in their childhood, however it is possible to catch the disease as an adult as well. 

As the vaccination is a live vaccine, the pharmacist will check if you or your child has had any other live vaccines in the last 4 weeks. Due to this, it is always best to take your vaccination history with you to your appointment. 

The vaccine is not suitable for pregnant women or any women trying to conceive.  

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