It is used to help prevent infection (typhoid fever) caused by a certain bacteria (Salmonella typhi).
Nausea, inflammation or irritation on the injection site may occur, fever.
History of serious allergic reaction (i.e., anaphylaxis) to vaccine components or encephalopathy (e.g., coma or prolonged seizures) not attributable to an identifiable cause within 7 days of administration of a vaccine with pertussis components
Before taking the typhoid vaccine, tell your health care professional if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your health care professional for more details.
You may need a booster vaccine if you still remain at risk for typhoid fever after 5 years. Ask your health care professional for more details.
Before taking this vaccine, tell your health care professional your medical history, especially of: current fever/illness, current stomach problems (such as persistent diarrhea/vomiting), immune system problems (such as HIV infection), cancer (such as leukemia, lymphoma).
Tell the health care professional right away if any of these serious side effects occur: persistent/high fever greater than 102 degrees F (39 degrees C).
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Antibiotics (such as sulfonamides like sulfamethoxazole), corticosteroids (such as prednisone, dexamethasone), chemotherapy, drugs that weaken the immune system (such as abatacept, temsirolimus, organ transplant drugs like cyclosporine, mycophenolate, sirolimus, tacrolimus), proguanil.