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Smallpox Vaccine Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Smallpox Prophylaxis

Administer 1 drop via scarification (percutaneous multiple puncture technique) in the upper arm over insertion of the deltoid muscle

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Severe immunodeficiency (not expected to benefit from vaccination)

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.
This drug is not recommended for use in children.

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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