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Brand name: Dukoral TM

Active ingredients: cholera vaccine

What it is used for

Cholera caused by serogroup 01 Vibrio cholerae: Active immunisation of adults and children from two years of age, who will be visiting areas epidemic or endemic for cholera and who are at high risk of infection.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Oral Liquid, suspension

Carton containing one vial with 3ml whitish liquid and one sachet containing buffer granules.

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 2: Granules, effervescent

No information available

How to take this medicine: Oral

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Refrigerate
  • Do not Freeze
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient cholera vaccine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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