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DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your healthcare professionals (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

This drug should not be used at the same time as whole-cell pertussis or typhoid vaccines because very serious interactions may occur.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: cancer chemotherapy drugs, corticosteroids (e.g., dexamethasone, prednisone), drugs that weaken your immune system (e.g., cyclosporine, tacrolimus).

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

NOTES: It is important to understand the risks and benefits of vaccinations. Discuss this with your doctor.

MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.

STORAGE: Not applicable. This vaccine is given in a doctor's office and will not be stored at home.

Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.

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