Travel health is an important part of travel planning, so talking to a healthcare provider or pharmacist can help you learn:
You may be prescribed and/or administered a preventative treatment option. Try to schedule your visit as soon as you choose your destination, or about a month before you leave, so you can make sure that any medicine or vaccine you get has time to work before leave.
VAXCHORA is a prescription vaccine used in adults for a disease called cholera. You take VAXCHORA by mouth to help protect you against the type of cholera caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1.
VAXCHORA should only be used by certain people. You should only take VAXCHORA if you are between 18 and 64 years old and plan to travel to places where there is cholera.
VAXCHORA may not work for:
It is not known if VAXCHORA is safe and effective in children.
Do not use VAXCHORA if you are allergic to any ingredient of VAXCHORA or have had an allergic reaction to any cholera vaccine.
Can I take VAXCHORA if I have a weakened immune system?
It is important to tell your healthcare provider (HCP) if:
VAXCHORA was not studied in people with a weakened immune system. The vaccine may not protect these people.
What are important things to speak with my HCP about?
Can I take VAXCHORA if I take other medications?
Tell your HCP about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Taking VAXCHORA and certain other medicines may affect how VAXCHORA works and may cause side effects.
After you take VAXCHORA, you may feel tired or lose your appetite, or you may experience headache, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
These are not all the possible side effects of VAXCHORA. Talk to your HCP about any side effects that you may experience.
This summary provides basic information about VAXCHORA, but it does not include all information known about this vaccine. Talk to your HCP or pharmacist about this information. Your HCP is the best person to help you decide if VAXCHORA is right for you.
For more information about VAXCHORA®, please see full Prescribing Information.
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