Project Description

Chickenpox vaccine

Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection caused by the varicella zoster virus.

Young children under the age of 10 are most likely to catch the disease, however it can present in adults and symptoms are then generally more serious

Symptoms

Itchy red spots over some or all of the body developing into fluid filled blisters, then scabbing over.
Other symptoms include:

  • High temperature above 38C

  • Reduced appetite

  • Aches and pains

If untreated, cholera can rapidly lead to serious dehydration and shock; fifty percent of those with serious complications, die. With quick and effective treatment, risk of dying is less than one percent.

The Vaccination

Ages (Years) Doses Required Schedule
1 – 12 2 At least four weeks between doses
2 – 65 2 At least four to eight weeks between doses

*Vaccines work best if given time to become active. This vaccine can be given up to the day before travel and will provide some cover.

   Chickenpox vaccination Pricing

Per dose £67.50
Course £135

  Clinic Hours

Monday Clinician unavailable
Tuesday to Friday 09:00-18:30
Saturday CALL FOR AVAILABILITY
Sunday CLOSED

  01242 522880

  Cheltenham Location

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Make an appointment

We offer bookings and walk-in appointments to suit your needs.
Our pharmacists have received specific training in providing travel vaccination services.

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