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Typhoid vaccine, live (By mouth)

Typhoid Vaccine, Live (TYE-foid VAX-een, lyve)

Prevents typhoid fever.

Brand Name(s):

Vivotif, Vivotif Berna

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This vaccine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to typhoid vaccine, or if you have a fever or weak immune system.

How to Use This Medicine:

Capsule, Delayed Release Capsule

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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