Proper Use

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this vaccine. It is given as a shot into one of your muscles, usually in the upper arm.

To get the best possible protection against typhoid, you should receive the vaccine at least 2 weeks before you travel to areas where you may be exposed to typhoid.

If you will be traveling regularly to parts of the world where typhoid is a problem, you should get a booster (repeat) dose of the vaccine every 2 years.