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Orimune



USES: This medication is a vaccine. It causes your immune system to protect you from polio virus.

 
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Orimune

Uses
This medication is a vaccine. It causes your immune system to protect you from polio virus.
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.

Storage
  • This vaccine must be kept frozen at a temperature below 32 degrees F (0 degrees C).
  • It should not be thawed and re-frozen.
  • It should be given to the patient immediately after being thawed.
  • The color of the vaccine is usually pink but may be yellowed when shipped in dry ice at very low temperatures.
  • The color of the vaccine prior to use (red-orange-pink-yellow) has no effect on the virus or efficacy of the vaccine.
  • Solution should be clear.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for full instructions.


How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: This vaccine (OPV) is taken by mouth in a series of separate doses.
  • The medication may be given directly from the bottle, mixed with certain liquids or on a sugar cube.
  • Other doses may be given as the injection polio vaccine (IPV).
  • It is critical to follow your physician's instructions exactly and complete the entire treatment series.
  • All the doses of vaccine have to be taken before full protection against polio occurs.
  • Discuss thoroughly the benefits and risks of the two types of polio vaccine with your doctor and which treatment series would be best for you or your child.

Side Effects
  • In general, this vaccine is safe and the benefits of the vaccine to prevent polio are very important.
  • Very rarely polio has occurred in persons receiving oral polio vaccine or close contacts of vaccinated persons.
  • Polio risk is higher for persons (including close contacts of the person receiving vaccine) with immune system problems such as HIV or certain cancers.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, including any allergies (especially drug allergies), immune system disorders, cancer, certain blood disorders and any current diarrhea, vomiting or fever/illness.
  • This oral vaccine should not be used in close contacts of persons with immune system problems.
  • If a close contact receives this oral vaccine, contact should be avoided for 4-6 weeks or as directed.
  • If contact must occur, precautions to avoid stool or saliva contact are recommended.
  • Consult your doctor.
  • Thorough hand washing after diaper changes in infants receiving the vaccine is recommended for adults who never have received polio vaccine.
  • This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • This vaccine may be excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, consult your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use, especially immune-suppressing drugs (e.g., corticosteroids such as prednisone, anticancer treatment such as alkylating agents, antimetabolites or radiation therapy).
  • This vaccine temporarily interferes with TB skin tests.
  • Any planned TB tests should be done before, with, or 4 weeks after use of this vaccine.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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