"June 15, 2011 -- A vaccine that prevents the most common cause of severe diarrhea and dehydration in babies was associated with a potentially life-threatening bowel disorder in a large study from Mexico and Brazil, but the risk was small."...
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Before using this vaccine, tell the doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products your child may use, especially of: corticosteroids taken by mouth or given by injection (such as dexamethasone), drugs that weaken the immune system (such as azathioprine, cyclosporine, cancer chemotherapy), recent blood transfusion.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell the doctor or pharmacist of all the products your child uses. Keep a list of the medications with you, and share the list with the 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: Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.
MISSED DOSE: It is important that your child receives each vaccination as scheduled. Be sure to ask when each dose should be received and make a note on a calendar to help you remember. If an appointment is missed, contact the doctor for advice.
STORAGE: Refrigerate between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). Do not freeze. Discard the product if it has been frozen. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult the pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard this product.
Information last revised June 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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