Tia Mowry 'I Insist' Flu Prevention Video

Despite juggling a 2-year-old son and starring in the new hit Nickelodeon series "Instant Mom," actress Tia Mowry takes time to slow down to focus on her family's health - including getting vaccinated for the flu this winter!

Tia Mowry I Insist Flu Prevention Video

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza rates continue to increase in the U.S. with 35 states experiencing widespread levels of seasonal flu activity.

To educate parents about the benefits of flu prevention, Tia's partnered with MedImmune, the maker of Flumist Quadrivalent, on the creation of a fun, new video 'I Insist!



The short provides a humorous look at how she juggles being a mom and TV/film star who is trying to get everything done in her busy life, while also finding time to prioritize her family's health, which includes an annual flu vaccination.

Important Safety and Eligibility Information for FluMist® Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal)

What is FluMist Quadrivalent?

FluMist Quadrivalent is a vaccine that is sprayed into the nose to help protect against influenza. It can be used in children, adolescents, and adults ages 2 through 49. FluMist Quadrivalent is similar to MedImmune's trivalent influenza vaccine, except FluMist Quadrivalent provides protection against an additional influenza strain. FluMist Quadrivalent may not prevent influenza in everyone who gets vaccinated.

Who should not get FluMist Quadrivalent?

You should not get FluMist Quadrivalent if you have a severe allergy to eggs, gentamicin, gelatin, or arginine; have ever had a life-threatening reaction to influenza vaccinations; or are 2 through 17 years old and take aspirin or medicines containing aspirin - children or adolescents should not be given aspirin for 4 weeks after getting FluMist® (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) or FluMist Quadrivalent unless your healthcare provider tells you otherwise. Children under 2 years old have an increased risk of wheezing (difficulty with breathing) after getting FluMist Quadrivalent.

Who may not be able to get FluMist Quadrivalent?

Tell your healthcare provider if you or your child are currently wheezing; have a history of wheezing if under 5 years old; have had Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome; have a weakened immune system or live with someone who has a severely weakened immune system; have problems with your heart, kidneys, or lungs; have diabetes; are pregnant or nursing; or are taking Tamiflu®, Relenza®, amantadine, or rimantadine. Your healthcare provider will decide if FluMist Quadrivalent is right for you or your child.

What are the most common side effects of FluMist Quadrivalent?
The most common side effects are runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, and fever over 100°F.

For more information, please visit www.flumistquadrivalent.com

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