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What are the ingredients of each approved vaccine?

by | Jan 14, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Oxford University / AstraZeneca

The vaccine contains: 

  • L-Histidine
  • L-Histidine hydrochloride monohydrate 
  • Magnesium chloride hexahydrate 
  • Polysorbate 80 
  • Ethanol 
  • Sucrose 
  • Sodium chloride 
  • Disodium edetate dihydrate 
  • Water for injections

You should not take the vaccine if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any of the ingredients.

Source: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/950250/Information_for_UK_healthcare_professionals_on_COVID-19_Vaccine_AstraZeneca.pdf 

The vaccine contains the active substance BNT162b2 RNA.

The other ingredients are:

  • ALC-0315 = (4-hydroxybutyl)azanediyl)bis(hexane-6,1-diyl)bis(2-hexyldecanoate)
  • ALC-0159 = 2[(polyethylene glycol)-2000]-N,N-ditetradecylacetamide
  • 1,2-Distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine
  • cholesterol
  • potassium chloride
  • potassium dihydrogen phosphate
  • sodium chloride
  • disodium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate
  • sucrose

You should not take the vaccine if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any of the active substances or any of the other ingredients.

 

Source:  

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/regulatory-approval-of-pfizer-biontech-vaccine-for-covid-19/information-for-uk-recipients-on-pfizerbiontech-covid-19-vaccine

Pfizer / BioNTech

Moderna

This vaccine contains polyethylene glycol/macrogol (PEG) as part of PEG2000-DMG.  

 

The other ingredients are: 

  • Lipid SM-102 
  • Cholesterol  
  • 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (DSPC) 
  • 1,2-Dimyristoyl-rac-glycero-3-methoxypolyethylene glycol-2000 (PEG2000-DMG) 
  • Trometamol (Tris) 
  • Trometamol hydrochloride (Tris HCl) 
  • Acetic acid  
  • Sodium acetate trihydrate 
  • Sucrose  
  • Water for injections 

Source: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/950661/Moderna_Information_HCP.pdf

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