Active ingredients: typhoid live vaccine
What it is used for
VIVOTIF ORAL is indicated for active immunisation against typhoid in adults and children above 6 years of age. Effectiveness in children below 6 years of age is not known at present.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 18 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Salmon pink and white capsule.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient typhoid live 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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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