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What is Vaxchora used for?

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Official Answer by Drugs.com 17 Aug 2016

Vaxchora is a live, weakened vaccine that is taken as a single, oral liquid dose at least 10 days before travel to a cholera-affected area.

Vaxchora is the first approved cholera vaccine in the U.S. Cholera is a bacterial disease usually spread through contaminated water.

Cholera, which can be quickly fatal without treatment in some people, causes severe diarrhea and dehydration.

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