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Vactyph Vaccine is a medicine used to prevent typhoid fever in adults and children aged two and above. The vaccine works by causing the body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against this disease. Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella Typhi.

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Vactyph Vaccine is a medicine used to prevent typhoid fever in adults and children aged two and above. The vaccine works by causing the body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against this disease. Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella Typhi.

Vactyph Vaccine is administered by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. It is generally given at least 2 weeks prior to expected exposure with typhoid fever. A single dose is usually given every 3 years to those people who remain at risk of typhoid fever. Your doctor may also advise on the possible need for future booster dosing.

Some common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (such as pain, swelling, redness), headache, nausea, tiredness and fever. If these side effects do not go away with time or get worse, let the doctor know. The doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.

To make sure the vaccine is safe, before receiving the vaccine, it is important to let the doctor know if you have any other illnesses. You should also tell the doctor about all the medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult and seek advice from their doctor before receiving the vaccine.
1. In Prevention of Typhoid fever:
Typhoid fever is an infection that spreads through intake of contaminated food and water. Vactyph Vaccine is a typhoid vaccine recommended for the prevention of typhoid fever. Vactyph Vaccine works by causing the body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the bacteria. This vaccine is generally recommended for individuals who are traveling to areas where typhoid fever is common. However, while traveling, it is important that you avoid contaminated food or water. Vactyph Vaccine is given as an injection into a muscle by a doctor or a nurse, as a single dose, approximately 2 weeks before travelling to such an area where typhoid fever is common. A single booster dose is given to those who are at risk, every 3 years.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Common side effects of Vactyph:
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Headache
- Tiredness
- Fever
- Nausea

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