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, usually in the outer thigh (for children younger than 1 year of age), upper arm (for children 1 to 17 years of age), or inner side of the arm (for adults).
This vaccine is given in 2 doses at least 4 weeks apart. If you miss the second shot, call your doctor to make another appointment as soon as possible.