POLIOVIRUS VACCINE


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POLIOVIRUS VACCINE Drug and Prescription Information

POLIOVIRUS VACCINE

POLIOVIRUS VACCINE Medication Classification

POLIOVIRUS VACCINE, LIVE (By mouth)

POLIOVIRUS VACCINE Brandname

POLIOVIRUS VACCINE is used for the Treatment

Poliovirus Vaccine, Live (POE-lee-oh VYE-rus vak-SEEN, lyve) Prevents infections caused by poliomyelitis (polio) in children and adults.

When To Not Use POLIOVIRUS VACCINE

Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be given to adults or children who have had an allergic reaction to any type of polio vaccine, neomycin, or streptomycin, which are antibiotics in the vaccine. This vaccine should not be given to anyone who has a fever, severe illness, severe weakness, virus infection, diarrhea, vomiting, or persons with an immune deficiency disorder.

How Should You Use POLIOVIRUS VACCINE

Proper POLIOVIRUS VACCINE Storage

Store POLIOVIRUS VACCINE at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep POLIOVIRUS VACCINE and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using POLIOVIRUS VACCINE

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be given to patients who are receiving cancer medicines, radiation, or high doses of cortisone medicine (such as prednisone).
  • Certain other vaccines should not be given around the same time as oral poliovirus vaccine - check with your doctor.

POLIOVIRUS VACCINE Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor before taking this medicine
  • Wash your hands after going to the bathroom and before touching or putting anything in your mouth.
  • Wash your hands after changing your child's diaper or taking your child's temperature.
  • Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your household have any diseases.

POLIOVIRUS VACCINE Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Intense itching, hives
  • Rapid swelling of eyes or face
  • Trouble breathing or swallowing
  • Severe muscle weakness