typhoid vaccine-oral powder (cont.)
NOTES: This vaccine is approximately 70% effective in preventing typhoid fever, depending partly on the degree of exposure. Take all necessary precautions to avoid contact or ingestion of potentially contaminated food or water.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose. Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. If you miss more than one dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store this medicine in the refrigerator between 36 and 46 degrees F( 2-8 degrees C) at all times as directed. Keep away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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