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 are taking any drugs to suppress your immune system. This may be certain doses of steroids like prednisone. There are many drugs that can suppress your immune system. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
- If you have typhoid fever or you carry typhoid in your blood.
- 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.
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- This drug may not protect all people who use it. Talk with the doctor.
- Use care when eating food and drinking water in disease-affected areas. If you have questions, talk with your 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, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Dizziness or passing out.
- Upset stomach.
- Irritation where the shot is 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 your doctor to find out what to do.
- Store capsules in original container in a refrigerator.
- Do not freeze.
- If you need to store this drug at home, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
- 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, 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.