Typhim Vi; Vivotif
Typherix; Typhim Vi; Vivotif
- It is used to prevent typhoid disease.
- If you have an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you have an infection or an illness with a fever.
- If you have a weak immune system.
- If you have a stomach illness like loose stools (diarrhea) or throwing up.
- If you are taking any of these drugs: Antibiotic, proguanil, or a sulfa drug. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
- If you have typhoid fever or you carry typhoid in your blood.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that you use this drug.
- This drug may not protect all people who use it. Talk with the doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Upset stomach.
- Redness or swelling where the shot is given.
- Pain where the shot was given.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Muscle pain.
- Belly pain.
- For this drug to work the best, be sure to take all of your doses when you were told by your doctor.
- Swallow this drug as soon as you can after putting it in your mouth. Take about 1 hour before a meal with a cold or lukewarm (not hot) drink.
- Do not chew this drug.
- It is given as a shot into a muscle.
- Call the doctor to find out what to do.
- Store capsules in original container in a refrigerator.
- Do not freeze.
- This drug will be given to you in a hospital or doctor’s office. You will not store it at home.
- Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.
Typhoid Vaccine©2015 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - Generated on November 25, 2015