Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
It is very important that you receive the second and third dose of the vaccine series at the right times and that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects.
Children without a previous laboratory-confirmed dengue infection should not receive the vaccine. Dengue tetravalent vaccine, live may increase your child's risk for severe dengue disease when vaccinated and later infected with the dengue virus. Your child's doctor should check for this information in your child's medical records.
This vaccine may cause serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, a fast heartbeat, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after receiving the vaccine.
This vaccine may case syncope (fainting). Talk with your doctor if you have concerns.
Side effects from this vaccine could occur within 14 days after you receive a shot. Be sure to tell your doctor about any serious side effects that occur during that time.
This vaccine may not protect everyone completely. It is very important that you use precautions to reduce the risk of mosquito bites. Use insect repellents and mosquito nets, wear protective clothing, and stay indoors during twilight and after dark.
Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are receiving this medicine. This medicine may affect the results of certain medical tests, including tuberculin purified protein derivative (PPD) test sensitivity. Tuberculin testing should be done before or at least 1 month after receiving the vaccine.
Tell your doctor if you are using medicine that weakens the immune system, including cancer medicine, steroids, or radiation treatment.