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I am allergic to Neomycin which is one of the

I am allergic to Neomycin which is one of the ingredients in the original shingles shot. Can you tell me if there is any version of that ingredient in the new shingles shot? I understand there are already some concerns about the side effects, and I don't want to compound the issue or cause myself a serious health problem trying to prevent one.
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