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Rotavac Oral Vaccine

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Rotavac Oral Solution

Rotavac Oral Solution side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use Rotavac Oral Solution

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Rotavac Oral Vaccine may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rotavac Oral Solution works

Rotavac Oral Vaccine contains small amounts of rotavirus (a virus that causes diarrhoea). It works by provoking the the immune system to produce antibodies (proteins), without actually causing a disease. In the event of infection, these antibodies protect against protect against diarrhoea caused by rotavirus.

Rotavac Oral Solution related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Rotavac Oral Vaccine during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Rotavac Oral Vaccine alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Rotavac Oral Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rotavac Oral Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Rotavac Oral Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rotavac Oral Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Rotavac Oral Solution?

If you miss a dose of Rotavac Oral Vaccine, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Rotavac Oral Vaccine helps protect your baby from a kind of virus (rotavirus) that can cause bad diarrhea.
  • It is given to your baby by mouth. 
  • The first dose is given when the baby is around 6 weeks old and the second dose, at least 4 weeks after the first dose (before 6 months old).
  • Inform your doctor immediately if your baby has severe vomiting, diarrhea, high fever, or severe stomach pain.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rotavac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Thioprinz
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Methosis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Austril
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Densol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oncomide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MINOR
Brand(s): Antep
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rotavac

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I have to Know about rotavirus for childPlease tell me about rotavirus vaccine
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, rotavirus is the commonest cause of diarrhoea among infants in India. Vaccination reduces the incidence and severity of the disease.I recommend you to get the rotavirus vaccination done.
What is the cost of rota virus vaccination painless
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, rotavirus vaccine is oral vaccine and not painful.The cost varies between brands from 1000 to 1700 per dose depending on the brand that you get.
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References
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