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TYPHIM Vi
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Drug Name:

TYPHIM Vi Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Typhoid vaccine cell; surface purified Vi polysaccharide 25micrograms per 0.5mL; soln; for IM inj; contains phenol.

Company:
Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TYPHIM Vi:

Immunization against typhoid fever.

Adult:

Give at least 2 weeks before expected exposure; may repeat every 2 years. Adults: 0.5mL IM once in deltoid.

Children:

≥2yrs: 0.5mL in deltoid or vastus lateralis.

Contraindications:

Not for use in chronic carriers or patients with active infection.

Warnings/Precautions:

Have epinephrine (1:1000) inj available. Immunocompromised states. Previous typhoid vaccination. Thrombocytopenia. Coagulopathies. Acute infection. Active febrile illness. Exposure to contaminated food and water should be avoided. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Adverse Reactions:

Local reactions, malaise, headache, GI upset, myalgia, fever.

How Supplied:

Syringe (0.5mL)—1
Multidose vials—contact manufacturer

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