Before you travel, the following checklist will help you to prepare for a safe and healthy trip:
TYPHOID ORAL VACCINE (TYE foid vax EEN) is used to prevent typhoid infection. The vaccine is recommended if you travel to parts of the world where typhoid is common.
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. It will only be given to you by a health care professional. Take this medicine on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before food. Do not take with food. Do not cut, crush or chew this medicine.
A copy of Vaccine Information Statements will be given before each vaccination. Read this sheet carefully each time. The sheet may change frequently.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 6 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
Keep appointments for follow-up doses as directed. It is important not to miss your dose. Call your doctor or health care professional if you are unable to keep an appointment. Four doses, given 2 days apart, are needed for protection. The last dose should be given at least 1 week before travel to allow the vaccine time to work.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store refrigerated between 2 and 8 degrees C (35.6 and 46.4 degrees F). Do not freeze. Keep this vaccine in the original container. This vaccine is given in a clinic, pharmacy, doctor's office, or other health care setting and will not be stored at home.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
This vaccine, like all vaccines, may not fully protect everyone.