Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. ACAM2000
  2. Dryvax

Descriptions


Smallpox vaccine is an active immunizing agent used to prevent smallpox infection. It works by causing your immune system to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the virus .

This vaccine should only be administered by or under the supervision of your doctor or another health care professional .

This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription .

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Suspension
  • Powder for Solution