Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this vaccine. It is given by mouth.

Swallow each tablet whole. Do not break, crush, or chew them.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For oral dosage form (enteric coated tablets):
    • To prevent febrile acute respiratory disease:
      • Adults and teenagers 17 to 50 years of age—Two tablets taken as a single dose.
      • Children younger than 17 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.