Rotavirus Vaccine, Live, Pentavalent (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Rotavirus vaccine live pentavalent is used to prevent infants and children from getting a rotavirus stomach infection. It works by causing your child's body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the virus.
Rotavirus is a serious infection that causes diarrhea and vomiting. This infection may also lead to severe dehydration in infants and children.
This vaccine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your child's doctor or other health care professional.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: