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Rotavirus Vaccine Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): pentavalent ; tetravalent ; monovalent

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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

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