Adenovirus Vaccine, Live (By mouth)
AD-e-noe-vye-rus VAX-een type 4, lyve, AD-e-noe-vye-rus VAX-een type 7, lyve
Uses of This Medicine
Adenovirus type 4 and type 7 live vaccine is used to prevent febrile (with fever) acute respiratory disease (ARD) caused by adenovirus type 4 and type 7. It works by causing your body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the virus.
This vaccine is given to military personnels 17 to 50 years of age.
This vaccine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor or other health care professional.
Other uses (PubMed Health)
How To Use
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this vaccine.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not break, crush, or chew it.
Missed dose: You must use this medicine on a fixed schedule. Call your doctor or pharmacist if you miss a dose.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
When Not To Use
This vaccine is not right for everyone. Do not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to live adenovirus vaccine or you are pregnant.
Do not become pregnant for 6 weeks after you receive this vaccine without first checking with your doctor. This vaccine may cause problems during pregnancy. If you think you have become pregnant, tell your doctor right away.
This vaccine contains live viruses that are shed in the stool for up to 28 days after the vaccine is received. Wash your hands frequently, especially right after bowel movements. Avoid close contact with people who are at high risk for catching the adenovirus. Pregnant women, anyone who has a weak immune system, and children younger than 7 years are at high risk. Ask your doctor about proper hand washing and other ways to help avoid spreading the viruses to other people.
This vaccine contains albumin, which comes from human blood. Some human blood products have transmitted certain viruses to people who received them. The risk is low, but talk with your doctor if you have concerns.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Fever of at least 100.5 degrees F
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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