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Drug Interactions between ACAM2000 and vaccinia immune globulin

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • ACAM2000 (smallpox vaccine)
  • vaccinia immune globulin

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Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

smallpox vaccine vaccinia immune globulin

Applies to: ACAM2000 (smallpox vaccine) and vaccinia immune globulin

Vaccinia immune globulin may interfere with the immune response to smallpox vaccine. A person who has been treated with vaccinia immune globulin should generally not be vaccinated with smallpox vaccine for about 6 months. If vaccination was given shortly before or after vaccinia immune globulin, a revaccination may be necessary. The immunizing doctor should be informed of recent therapy with vaccinia immune globulin so that appropriate measures and/or precautions can be taken. It is important to tell the doctor about all other medications being used, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to the doctor.

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Drug and food interactions

No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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