Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this vaccine. It is given as a shot under your skin.
This vaccine requires 3 doses that are given 6 months apart (at months 0, 6, and 12). If you miss the second or third shot, call your doctor to make another appointment as soon as possible.
Portions of this document last updated: Sept. 01, 2023
Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products. Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.
Check out these best-sellers and special offers on books and newsletters from Mayo Clinic Press.
A generous benefactor has pledged $1 million and challenged us to raise an additional $250,000. Help us reach our goal!