TYPHOID ORAL VACCINE (TYE foid vax EEN) is used to prevent typhoid infection. The vaccine is recommended if you travel to parts of the world where typhoid is common.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
active infection with fever
HIV or AIDS
immune system problems
low blood counts, like low white cell, platelet, or red cell counts
recent or ongoing radiation therapy
stomach or intestine problems
an unusual or allergic reaction to vaccines, yeast, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. It will only be given to you by a health care professional. Take this medicine on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before food. Do not take with food. Do not cut, crush or chew this medicine.
A copy of Vaccine Information Statements will be given before each vaccination. Read this sheet carefully each time. The sheet may change frequently.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 6 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
Keep appointments for follow-up doses as directed. It is important not to miss your dose. Call your doctor or health care professional if you are unable to keep an appointment. Four doses, given 2 days apart, are needed for protection. The last dose should be given at least 1 week before travel to allow the vaccine time to work.
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
certain antibiotics like sulfamethoxazole (SMZ) or other sulfonamides
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
medicines for organ transplant
medicines to treat cancer
some medicines for arthritis
steroid medicines like prednisone or cortisone
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
This vaccine, like all vaccines, may not fully protect everyone.
Report any side effects that are worrisome to your doctor right away.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store refrigerated between 2 and 8 degrees C (35.6 and 46.4 degrees F). Do not freeze. Keep this vaccine in the original container. This vaccine is given in a clinic, pharmacy, doctor's office, or other health care setting and will not be stored at home.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
TYPHOID POLYSACCHARIDE VACCINE (TYE foid vax EEN) is used to prevent typhoid infection. The vaccine is recommended if you travel to parts of the world where typhoid is common.
take medicines that treat or prevent blood clots
This vaccine is for injection into a muscle. It is given by a health care professional.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 2 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
This does not apply.
pain, redness, or irritation at site where injected
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.