"A unique type of poster placed in exam rooms helped reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections during flu season. The approach could help reduce costs and extend the usefulness of these drugs.
Known hypersensitivity to any component of Menactra (polysaccharide diphtheria toxoid conjugate vaccine) vaccine including diphtheria toxoid, or a life-threatening reaction after previous administration of a vaccine containing similar components,16 are contraindications to vaccine administration.
Known hypersensitivity to dry natural rubber latex (see WARNINGS section) is a contraindication to vaccine administration.
16. Ball R, et al. Safety Data on Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System. CID 2001;32:1273-1280.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/30/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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