Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex


The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

The dose of typhoid Vi polysaccharide vaccine is the same for all patients 2 years of age and older. For infants and children up to two years of age, the use of typhoid Vi polysaccharide vaccine is not recommended.

  • For injection dosage form:
    • For prevention of typhoid fever:
      • Adults and children 2 years of age and older—One dose injected into a muscle.
      • Children up to 2 years of age—Use is not recommended.