Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

It is very important that you receive the second 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.

This vaccine may cause a serious allergic reaction, including anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Call your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, hoarseness, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after you receive the vaccine.

Fainting may occur after you receive this vaccine. Your doctor may want to observe you after you get the injection to prevent or manage fainting.

You should not receive this vaccine if you are using medicines that weaken your immune system, including steroids, radiation, or cancer medicines.

This vaccine may not protect everyone who receives it.