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Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine

Information about Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine

Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine Uses

Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine is used to prevent typhoid fever.

How Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine works

Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine is a vaccine which helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

Common side effects of Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine

Nausea, Diarrhea, Fever, Headache, Rash, Hives, Vomiting, Gastrointestinal discomfort
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Available Medicine for Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine

Typbar TCVBharat Biotech
19451 variant(s)
Biovac TyphoidWockhardt Ltd
1561 variant(s)
TyphivaxSanofi India Ltd
2901 variant(s)

Expert advice for Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine

  • Purified Vi Polysaccharide Typhoid Vaccine is used for prevention of typhoid.
  • It should be given at least 2 weeks before protection against typhoid fever is required. 
  • Take it in addition to strict food, water and personal hygiene measures to avoid the disease.
  • It is usually given by injection into the muscle of the upper arm or leg.
  • It is not recommended for use in infants and children under two years of age.
  • Protection lasts for around 3 years. Booster injection is required every 3 years to provide continued immunity.

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