Proper Use

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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this vaccine. This vaccine is given as a shot into one of your muscles .

You will need two doses of this vaccine for it to work properly. Make sure you follow your doctor's instructions on when you should come back for the second dose. The second dose is usually given 28 days after the first dose .

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.