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Rotavirus Vaccine Dosage

Medically reviewed on February 5, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: pentavalent; tetravalent; monovalent

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Pediatric Dose for Gastroenteritis

Rotarix(R): 1 mL, orally, for 2 doses, administered at least 4 weeks apart

RotaTeq(R): 2 mL (1 dosing tube), orally, for 3 doses, administered 4 to 10 weeks apart

Comments:
-Administer beginning at 6 weeks of age; the 2 dose series/Rotarix(R) should be completed by 24 weeks of age; the 3 dose series/RotaTeq(R) should be completed by 32 weeks.
-Rotarix(R): If the infant spits out or regurgitates most of the dose, a single replacement dose may be considered at the same visit.
-RotaTeq(R): If the infant spits out or regurgitates most of the dose, do not replace the dose - continue the remaining doses as scheduled.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 weeks.

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

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

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

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