Vaxchora Side Effects
Generic Name: cholera vaccine, live
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug cholera vaccine, live. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Vaxchora.
For the Consumer
Applies to cholera vaccine, live: oral powder for suspension, oral suspension
As well as its needed effects, cholera vaccine, live (the active ingredient contained in Vaxchora) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
Major Side Effects
If any of the following side effects occur while taking cholera vaccine, live, check with your doctor immediately:Rare
Minor Side Effects
Some cholera vaccine, live side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:More common:
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- lack of appetite
- nausea or vomiting
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to cholera vaccine, live: oral suspension
The most common adverse events were tiredness, headache, abdominal pain, and nausea/vomiting.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Tiredness (31.3%)
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Fever[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Headache (28.9%)[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Abdominal pain (18.7%), nausea/vomiting (18.3%)
Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Lack of appetite (16.5%)[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Vaxchora (cholera vaccine, live)." PaxVax, Miami, FL.
It is possible that some side effects of Vaxchora may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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