Practices should order the M-M-RVaxPRO in preference to Priorix to rebalance central supplies of both MMR vaccines, Public Health England has requested.
The M-M-RvaxPRO is currently available without restriction. However, Priorix is restricted to up to 6 packs per ImmForm account per week in England and Wales, says PHE. Customers in Scotland are asked to refer to their local ordering restrictions.
In addition, Boostrix-IPV is now being supplied for both the preschool booster and maternal pertussis dTaP/IPV programmes, having recently changed from Repevax. The two vaccines are equivalent but to minimise wastage, practices should use up locally held stocks of Repevax before switching to Boostrix-IPV.