lyme disease vaccine-intramuscular, LymeRix
Please Note: This drug is no longer available in the US
GENERIC NAME: LYME DISEASE VACCINE - INTRAMUSCULAR (lime vack-SEEN)
BRAND NAME(S): LymeRix
HOW TO USE: This medication is given into a muscle (IM) at 0, 1, and 12 months as directed for a total of 3 doses. The second and third doses should be given several weeks before exposure to areas with infected ticks that cause Lyme disease. All three doses are needed to provide maximum protection. Follow all instructions for proper administration. Consult your pharmacist. This drug product should be checked visually for particles or discoloration before use. If present, do not use the liquid. Shake vial well before use. When shaken, the liquid will have a cloudy white color.
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