Vaccines, Blood & Biologics
Proper Name: Meningococcal Polysaccharide (Serogroups A, C, Y and W-135) Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine
Manufacturer: Sanofi Pasteur Inc, License #1725
Active immunization of individuals 9 months through 55 years of age for the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y and W-135
December 1, 2011 Approval Letter - Menactra
To update the package insert with results from a retrospective study to assess the risk of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) following administration of Menactra.
Summary Basis For Regulatory Action, December 1, 2011 - Menactra(PDF - 57KB) April 22, 2011 Approval Letter - Menactra
To include safety and immunogenicity data to support use in children 9 through 23 months of age to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by N. meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y, and W-135.
Summary Basis for Regulatory Action, April 14, 2011 - Menactra(PDF - 140KB) December 16, 2010 Approval Letter - Menactra
Includes revisions to labeling to address latex information regarding the tip caps of the syringes.
August 3, 2009 Approval Letter - Menactra
Revise Package Insert: To include changes to the package insert regarding formaldehyde levels.
October 7, 2008 Approval Letter-Menactra
Revised Package Insert : To include changes to the package insert to incorporate post-marketing safety information regarding anaphylaxis.
October 18, 2007 Approval Letter
Indication: Expanded age indication for subjects 2-10 years of age.
March 30, 2007 Approval Letter - Menactra
Indication: To include a single dose syringe presentation.
January 14, 2005 Approval Letter
Indication: Active immunization of adolescents and adults 11-55 years of age for the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y and W-135.
Menactra Clinical Review- (Part 3)(PDF - 1.5MB)
Lot Consistency in Adults 18-55 years old Clinical Study - MTA-14
Clinical Review of New Biologics License Application - Menactra, January 14, 2005(PDF - 1.8MB) Comparative Safety and Immunogenicity Study in Adults 18-55 year Old Clinical Study - Menactra(PDF - 1.9MB)
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FDA Expands Age Range for Use of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine
Press Release: 10/18/2007