Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Je-Vax

Descriptions


Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine, inactivated (JE-VAX(R)) is an immunizing agent used to help prevent infection by the Japanese encephalitis virus. Japanese encephalitis is caused by the bite of a mosquito that lives in certain parts of Asia. The vaccine works by causing your body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the virus.

This vaccine was available only from your doctor or other authorized health care professional.

The Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine, inactivated (JE-VAX(R)) is no longer marketed in the United States.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Suspension