ZOSTAVAX: Zoster Vaccine Live

Want to talk to your Health Care Professional about Shingles?

Find a provider of ZOSTAVAX, the shingles vaccine.

Find a location that may offer ZOSTAVAX,
the Shingles vaccine.

To find a medical practice or pharmacy near you that may offer ZOSTAVAX, just enter your ZIP Code, Address, Doctor, or Pharmacy below, select a distance radius, and click GO.

Note: This directory does not contain all medical practices or pharmacies that offer ZOSTAVAX. If a health care professional that you are looking for isn't listed, call the office directly to ask if they offer ZOSTAVAX.

Before you visit, please contact the location directly to obtain complete details including vaccine availability and ability to process different types of insurance claims.

The information available through this site is periodically updated, so check back soon.

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This database is populated with information provided by the location providing ZOSTAVAX. The inclusion of locations in the Merck database is not an endorsement of the locations, nor is Merck making representations of guarantees about the qualifications, competence, or skills of any health care professional.

About ZOSTAVAX

ZOSTAVAX is a vaccine used for adults 50 years of age or older to prevent Shingles (also known as zoster).

Important Safety Information

  • ZOSTAVAX does not protect everyone, so some people who get the vaccine may still get Shingles.
  • You should not get ZOSTAVAX if you are allergic to any of its ingredients, including gelatin or neomycin, have a weakened immune system, take high doses of steroids, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. You should not get ZOSTAVAX to prevent chickenpox.
  • Talk to your health care professional if you plan to get ZOSTAVAX (Zoster Vaccine Live) at the same time as PNEUMOVAX®23 (Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent) because it may be better to get these vaccines at least 4 weeks apart.
  • Possible side effects include redness, pain, itching, swelling, hard lump, warmth, or bruising at the injection site, as well as headache.
  • ZOSTAVAX (Zoster Vaccine Live) contains a weakened chickenpox virus. Tell your health care professional if you will be in close contact with newborn infants, someone who may be pregnant and has not had chickenpox or been vaccinated against chickenpox, or someone who has problems with their immune system. Your health care professional can tell you what situations you may need to avoid.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please read the Patient Information and discuss it with your health care professional. The physician Prescribing Information also is available.

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