varicella virus vaccine (chickenpox) - injection, Varivax (cont.)

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

NOTES: Keep vaccine records for yourself and all of your children, and after your children are grown, give the records to them and their doctors. This will prevent unnecessary re-vaccinations.

MISSED DOSE: It is important that you receive each vaccination as scheduled. Be sure to ask when each dose should be received and make a note on a calendar to help you remember. If you miss an appointment, contact the doctor for advice.

STORAGE: Not applicable. This vaccine is given in a doctor's office and will not be stored at home.

Information last revised October 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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