Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed
Protects against infections caused by anthrax.
Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.
This medicine is given as a shot under your skin.
A nurse or other caregiver trained to give injections will give your shot.
You will receive the first three injections 2 weeks apart.
The next three injections are given at 6, 12, and 18 months.
You may need a booster every year.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in face or hands, swelling or tingling in the mouth or throat, tightness in chest, trouble breathing
Swelling of the arm where the injection is given
Fever, chills, and/or fatigue
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to anthrax vaccine.
Call your doctor or nurse for instructions.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before receiving this vaccine.
This vaccine is usually given only to adults.
You should not receive this vaccine if you have a lung disease or any type of infection.
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