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Chickenpox Vaccination

Chickenpox is a common illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus.

  • 15 min
  • 70 British pounds
  • Upper Richmond Road West

Service Description

About the vaccine If you wish to bring more than one child to the appointment, please ensure another adult attends to help supervise. Vaccines can only be given to children if the child’s birth certificate and the ID of a parent or guardian has been seen in clinic. Course: The course consists of two doses. Boosters: Once you have completed the two dose course, you won’t need further boosters. How it is given: An injection, usually given in the upper arm. Side effects: The vaccine can cause a range of mild side effects, such as fever, tiredness or digestion problems. In some cases it can cause a mild chickenpox like rash. Age restrictions: The chickenpox vaccine is suitable for patients from 9 months of age up to the age of 65. It is only recommended if you have not had chickenpox. Please note: This vaccine is not suitable for pregnant women or women who are trying for a baby. The chickenpox vaccination should be administered on the same day as the MMR jab, or allow at least a 4 week gap in-between these vaccinations.

Contact Details

  • Dumlers Pharmacy - Private Walk-In Clinic I Ear Wax Microsuction Clinic, Upper Richmond Road West, London, UK

    020 8876 4603

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