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    Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral)

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    Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral) uses

    Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral) is used for prevention of diarrhoea due to rotavirus.

    How rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral) works

    Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral) 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.

    Common side effects of rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral)

    Vomiting, Fever
    Content Details
    Written By
    Dr. Sakshi Sharma
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Ashish Ranjan
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    27 Dec 2019 | 01:08 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral)

    • Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral) 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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 27 December, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)