Drug information provided by: Micromedex
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this vaccine. This vaccine is given as a shot into the muscle of your upper arm (in adults and children 3 years of age and older) or thighs (in children up to 3 years of age).
This vaccine is given in 2 doses. Dose 2 is scheduled 28 days after Dose 1. It is very important that you receive both doses of the vaccine at least 7 days before you plan to travel out of the country. If you miss the second shot, call your doctor to make another appointment as soon as possible.
If you have received the second dose of the vaccine series more than 1 year ago, consult first with your doctor. A booster dose may be given before you plan to travel out of the country.
This vaccine comes with a patient information sheet. It is very important that you read and understand this information. Be sure to ask your doctor about anything you do not understand.