Zoster vaccine

Kate Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS, Edina Avdic, Pharm.D.


Shingrix® is a non-live subunit, adjuvanted vaccine (lyophilized recombinant).

Zostavax® is a live attenuated virus vaccine.

  • Zostavax® is no longer available for purchase as of June 30, 2020; all current doses in circulation expired on November 18, 2020.

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Last updated: October 15, 2022