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Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral)

Information about Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral)

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
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Available Medicine for Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral)

RotaTeqMSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
11751 variant(s)
RotarixGlaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
17701 variant(s)
RotavacBharat Biotech
689 to ₹14302 variant(s)
7291 variant(s)
RotasiilSerum Institute Of India Ltd
677 to ₹9902 variant(s)

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.


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