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lyme disease vaccine-intramuscular, LymeRix

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GENERIC NAME: LYME DISEASE VACCINE - INTRAMUSCULAR (lime vack-SEEN)

BRAND NAME(S): LymeRix

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This is a vaccine used to provide protection against Lyme disease. This vaccine is not a treatment for Lyme disease.

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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