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Adenovirus Vaccine Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Vaccination

One dose of 2 tablets (1 of Adenovirus Type 4 and 1 of Adenovirus Type 7), orally

Comments:
-Tablets should be swallowed whole, without chewing, to avoid releasing the virus in the upper respiratory tract.
-Postpone for vomiting and/or diarrhea; vaccine effectiveness depends upon viral multiplication within the intestinal tract.

Use: Active immunization for the prevention of febrile acute respiratory disease caused by Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7, in military populations 17 through 50 years of age.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Tablets should be swallowed whole, without chewing, to avoid releasing the virus in the upper respiratory tract.
-Postpone for vomiting and/or diarrhea; vaccine effectiveness depends upon viral multiplication within the intestinal tract.

Storage requirements:
-Refrigerate; do not freeze
-Keep bottle tightly closed
-Protect from moisture; do not remove desiccant canister from bottle

Patient advice:
-Adenovirus is shed in the stool for 28 days following vaccination and can cause disease if transmitted.
-To minimize transmission risk, observe proper personal hygiene, such as frequent hand washing, especially after bowel movements.
-Use caution when in contact with children under 7 years old, immunocompromised people (e.g. people with HIV or cancer), and pregnant women for 28 days after vaccination.
-Women should avoid becoming pregnant for at least 6 weeks after vaccination to prevent fetal exposure to the virus.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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