Typhim Vi; Vivotif
Typherix; Typhim Vi; Vivotif
- It is used to prevent typhoid disease.
- If your child has an allergy to any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child has an infection or an illness with a fever.
- If your child has a weak immune system.
- If your child has a stomach illness like loose stools (diarrhea) or throwing up.
- If your child is taking proguanil, an antibiotic, or a sulfa drug. Ask the doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
- If your child has typhoid fever or your child carries typhoid in the blood.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that your child is using this drug.
- This drug may not protect all people who use it. Talk with the doctor.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- 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.
- Give this drug as ordered by your child’s doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- For this drug to work the best, be sure to give your child all of the doses when and as you were told by the doctor.
- Have your child swallow this drug right away after it is put in the mouth. Give this drug to your child about 1 hour before a meal with a cold or lukewarm (not hot) drink.
- Have your child swallow whole. Do not let your child chew or crush.
- It is given as a shot into a muscle.
- Call your child’s doctor to find out what to do.
- Store capsules in original container in a refrigerator.
- Do not freeze.
- This drug will be given to your child in a hospital or doctor’s office. You will not store it at home.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before giving your child any new drug, including 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 child’s doctor, nurse, 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©2016 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - Generated on May 2, 2016