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.
Information last revised October 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2014
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