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Typhoid Vaccine, Inactivated Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 8 units/mL

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Typhoid Prophylaxis

0.5 mL, IM, once

Comments:
-Reimmunization is recommended every 2 years, with a single dose, for travelers with repeated or continued exposure to S. typhi.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Typhoid Prophylaxis

2 years and older:
0.5 mL, IM, once

Comments:
-Reimmunization is recommended every 2 years, with a single dose, for travelers with repeated or continued exposure to S. typhi.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

To report suspected adverse reactions, contact the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) at: https://vaers.hhs.gov

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Do not administer IV.
-The deltoid is typically used for adults, and the deltoid or anterolateral thigh for children.
-Do not administer in the gluteal area or where there may be a nerve trunk.
-Administer at least 2 weeks prior to expected exposure.
-Record the date, lot number, and manufacturer of the vaccine administered.

Storage requirements:
-Refrigerate; do not freeze.

Patient advice:
-Avoid contact with, or ingestion of, contaminated food and water.

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